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out Alumni, Parents and Friends Spring 1996 UW-Stout Alumni Association 



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l Department of Art and Design: Front row, l-r: Doug Gumming, Charlie Wirnmer, Dion Manriquezand 
Tim Nessler. Second row: Humphrey Gilbert {standing); Rebecca Shelby, Sally Bowker, Ron Verdon, 

; department chair, and Sheri Klein (seated); Mary DeMaine and Paul DeLong, (standing). Third row: 
Tim O'Keeffe, Claudia Smith, Pat Zontelli, Patricia Briggs, John Perri, Challis Hodges, Jane Merks, 

: Bill DeHoff and IVIagdalena Corvin. Back row: Alan Gamache, Eddie Wong and Gene Bloedorn. Not 

I pictured: Nancy Blum-Cumming, Todd Boppel, Tim Eaton, William Ellison, Susan Hunt, Mark Kallsen, 
Kate Maury, Maureen Mitton, Tom Oliphant, Ben Pratt, Rob Price and James Wilson. 

William J. "Bud" Micheels, (lower left) former Stout president, who introduced an art department 
I to Stout in 1965. Orazio Fumagalli, (lower right), conceived of an art department made up of artists 
who teach. 




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Diverse department fulfills the early visions of 

William Micheels and Orazio Fumagalli. 

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Campaign seeks to raise $180,000 

from program alums and friends. 

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The Classes of 1956, 1966, 1971, 1976 and 1986 

will be gathering on campus in June. 

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"Art is the tree of life," according to poet William Blake. 
Andthe art and design departmental UW-Stout certainly 
enriches the cultural life of the university. The visitor 
walking through a door of the new Micheels Hall enters 
;i world thai reminds one thai while computers h:i\L" 
revolutionized our world, an relli'cts life. An refines life. 

The sounds of singing voices and instruments playing, 
the smell of paint and clay, entice the visitor into the 
domain of rich sights and sounds that flesh out what a 
university is all about. 

Though Stout was founded in 1891 and included an 
art component, it was not until 1 965 that the university 
introduced an actual an department. Then-president 
William J. "B ud" Micheels believed a strong art program 
is a valuable aspect of an academic atmosphere. 

Micheels graduated from Stout in 1 941 , and when he 
came back some 20 years later as president, he had 



gained life experiences which included an appreciation 
of cultural endeavors. 

"While my undergraduate training (at Stout) had 
been excellent in the technical subjects, I felt a lack in 
terms of the humanities," Micheels said in Art, a 
departmentnewsletter.Micheelshadavision,a"dream" 
as he called it, that Stout should embrace and reflect and 
teach that which would give students a broader, richer 
education and appreciation for areas of life beyond the 
obvious necessities of basic education. 

However, the dream diil not come easily. Micheels 
battled bravely against what he called the "powers-that- 
bc" in Madison who believed that the slate could not 
afford the "fine arts frill." 

A great deal of jousting went on, to use his word, and 
finally culminated in a meeting in Madison. "After 
several introductory hours against all fine arts, things 



began to happen in Stout's favor," Micheels said. "In 
retrospect, I think I gave one of the best rebuttal argu- 
ments of my career," Micheels added. "Why can I say 
that? Because it worked!" 

John Furlong, assistant to the president at the time, 
was instrumental in helping to found the art program and 
served as acting chair. 

Micheels wanted an art department, and he wanted 
the best Stout could have as fast as possible, according 
to those who know. He discovered a flamboyant Italian 
in Duluih. Minn. .who was at that lime associate director 
of Duluth's Tweed Museum. 

"Bud Micheels made me an offerl couldn't refuse," 
Orazio Fumagalli said. And Fumagalli began to create 
an art department. 



"White my 

undergraduate 

training had been 

excellent in the 

technical subjects, 

! felt a lack 

in terms of the 

humanities." 

William J. Micheels 





"I conceived of an 

art department 

made up of 

artists 

who teach 

and who are 

philosophically 

diverse." 

0/azfo Fumagalli 



When President William J. "Bud" Micheels decided 
that Stout needed to enlarge the scope of its campus, that 
itneeded to broaden the objectives of what the university 
should do for students, he looked for a person who was 
dynamic and assertive and foresightful enough to be 
able to put together an entire art department. 

He found Orazio Fumagalli, whose very name sounds 
like he would be capable of the task. Fumagalli was 
associate director of the Tweed Museum in Duluth, 
Minn., at the time. 

"My job was to create an art department," Fumagalli 
said simply. So he did. And that art department is now 
the biggest undergraduate art program in the UWSystem, 
with artists/teachers who exhibit all over the country, as 
well as in Europe, and teach more than 650 students. 



"It was difficult at first," Fumagalli said candidly. "It 
was a hostile environment." Fumagalli believes that 
there was adversity on campus to the idea of an art 
department. "It was difficult," he said, "but the secret of 
success was that President Micheels and others were 
willing to defend and fight for art... for culture... for a 
broader education for Stout students." 

"I conceived of an art department made up of artists 
who teach,' Tumagalli said, "and who are philosophically 
diverse," so he proceeded to go out and search and find 
just that. 

Fumagalli also saw the importance of the artists/ 
teachers spending time doing their art. Hence, faculty 
members were promised studios in which to ply their art. 
"A studio is to an artist what a laboratory is to a scientist," 



Fumagalli said. And according to current faculty 
members, that attitude still persists. They are strongly 
encouraged to remain productive. In fact, promotions 
come more easily to those who perform their art, one 
faculty member said. 

Fumagalli believes that true artists live their art. It is 
for them a passion. And he should know. Fumagalli's 
father and his father's father, and his father's father's 
father were all artists. 

"I tried to get out of the family business," Fumagalli 
said, and he was planning to go into another field. "But 
I thought about it during the war (World War II), and I 
realized that art is a part of me, a part of who I am." 

And Fumagalli is certainly one individual who 
made art an integral part of what UW-Stout is. 




The art and design department adds color to the UW- 
Stout campus, not only the department as a whole, but 
also the individual artists who comprise it. One such 
artist/teacher is Douglas Cumming. 

Cumming and his wife, sculptor Nancy Blum, who 
also teaches at UW-Stout, have exhibited extensively in 
this country as well as in Europe. In fact, the two own a 
summer home in the south of France with West German 
artist Ebberhaid Eggers who was a guest artist at Stout 
from 1971 to 1972. 

Cumming came to Stout in 1967 when Orazio 
Fumagalli was putting the art department together. 
"President Bud Micheels wanted to bring a cultural 



influence to the campus," Cumming said, and "Fumagalli 
had the kind of dynamic personality to go out and get it 
done." 

Cumming said that the idea was to have a diverse 
department — "to take a stylistic position and then 
complement it with an opposite." He noted that that is 
still the underlying philosophy of the department. 

"The place is full of life," Cumming said. That's 
probably because art educators at Stout are themselves 
artists. "We have a self-imposed emphasis on practicing 
our art," Cumming said. The faculty is highly encouraged 
to be "studio active." In fact, according to Cumming, 



"it's ... difficult to get a promotion if you're not studio 
active." 

But Cumming, who is a tenured professor, is indeed 
studio active. "I'm up here all the time," he said. "I love 
it" That's part of why Cumming, who exhibits all over 
this country and has taught in England and lived in 
Germany and France, keeps coming back to UW-Stout. 
"There is a sense of professionalism here," Cumming 
said. And he appreciates that studio work is so highly 
encouraged. But also, he very much enjoys the students. 

"I love to see the light bulb go on above a student's 
head," he said. "That's as exciting as anything to me." 



"The place is 

full of life. 

Thafs probably 

because 
art educators 

at Stout 

are themselves 

artists." 

Douglas Cumming 



at • Stout-Outlook 



a growing reputation 



Since its inception, Stout's department of art and design 
has grown every year, and it is currently one of the 
largest undergraduate art programs in the UW System, 
largerthan UW-Madison's, with more than 650 students 
and 30 faculty. 

"Stout's art and design program is one of the largest 
in the Midwest," Paul DeLong, director of Stout's 
Bachelor ofFine Arts program, noted, "and it is nationally 
accredited, which takes some doing." In fact, DeLong 
said that Stout was singled out with other schools, such 
as the San Francisco Art Institute, the Art Institute of 



Boston and Yale University, in the spring 1 996 issue of 
Upper and Lower Case, the international journal of 
graphic design and digital media. Stout was listed as one 
of the top U.S. schools that have impressed potential 
employers. "It was an honor to be included in that kind 
of company," DeLong said. 

Ron Verdon, chair of the department of art and 
design, agrees. "We have witnessed many changes that 
have brought the department to be one of the largest and 
most dynamic art and design departments in the region," 
Verdon said. "The addition of design programs, enhanced 



facilities, and the diverse range of practicing artists and 
designers are living the "dream" that was hoped for 
when an art department was added at Stout," 

Chancellor Charles W. Sorensen said that the art and 
design department makes an extremely important 
contribution to Stout's image and strengthens the 
university's special mission. 

"We have in the department some of the finest 
faculty of any art program in the country," Sorensen 
said. "The presence of this quality program enhances the 
image of all our academic programs." 



"Stout's art and 
design program 
is one of the largest 
in the Midwest" 

Paul DeLong 




"They recognize 

and enjoy what 

we offer, and there is 

a strong rapport 

between two entities 

which might seem 

to be at different ends 

of a spectrum." 

GeneBfoedbm 



"Life without industry is guilt; 

industry without art is brutality." 

Ruskin 

William J. Micheels' vision for Stout was one "...where 
art and industry can thrive...." Little did he know that 30 
years later, the department of art and design and the 
College of Technology, Engineering and Management 
would share a building. 

"We have a good relationship," Gene Bloedom, 
Furlong Art Gallery director, said. "They recognize and 
enjoy what we offer, and there is a strong rapport 
between two entities which might seem to be at different 
ends of a spectrum." 



Bloedorn is also pleased with the new location of the 
gallery because it's on the way to the computer lab. "It' s 
beautifully situated," Bloedom said. "Students who may 
never have wandered over this far have discovered the 
gallery." 

Bloedom, who has been at UW-Stout for 25 years, 
believes the new gallery has established a greaterpresence 
on campus. "I'm afraid that sometimes there is a 
perception that Stout is a fairly narrow entity," he said. 
"People may say, 'Oh, you have a fine arts department 
here.'" 

He added, however, that UW-Stout does have a 
reputation in fine arts not only in this country but in 
Europe as well. "We've had an exchange program with 



schools in Europe for 15 years," he said. He noted also 
that museums in New York City and the Twin Cities 
send art to the gallery which, in addition to the display of 
fine art, is itself architecturally and aesthetically 
interesting. 

The openness and lightness and large glass windows 
are a welcoming invitation. "People just come to sit and 
enjoy it," Bloedom said. "It's like a refuge." 

Students, staff and faculty, as well as the public, are 
invited and encouraged to visit the gallery. A viable and 
dynamic art gallery with high quality work is "an 
essential part of a university campus," Bloedom said. "It 
is cultural enrichment from which everyone benefits." 




Art history students of Mary DeMaine say they enjoy the 
fact that they have an instructor who is "living the work." 
DeMaine conducts research in Emona, Slovenia, a site 
that was built literally overthe top of Ljubljana, Slovenia. 

She travels to Emona every summer to conduct 
research on the glass that was placed into Emonian 
graves, usually tableware such as cups, beakers and 
bowls. "No one has yet been able to ascertain the reason 
the vessels were included in with the burial items," 
DeMaine said. 

The glasswork included in the graves, for whatever 
reason, is definitely an art that reflects that time and 
culture, DeMaine believes, and she is anxious to share 
knowledge of that art form. She has presented in 
Amsterdam at the International Association for the 
History of Glass and conducted a three-day seminar on 
ancient glass production for archaeology students at the 
University of Ljubljana recently. 



"She is a teacher who is extremely involved in a very 
real way with her topic," Ron Verdon, art and design 
department chair, said of DeMaine. "To be able to 
genuinely appreciate art, knowledge of the history is 
valuable." 

DeMaine is also involved in a distance learning 
endeavor to further the understanding of art history. 
She, Sally Bowker and Jane Merks are creating a CD- 
ROM that will be used in UW-Stout classes and will be 
available via computer to students throughout the UW 
System. It will also be offered to technical colleges and 
vocational schools. 

"It's exciting to help students come to a new 
appreciation of art," DeMaine said. "And through distance 
education, even more people can be reached." 

Claudia Smith is the other art historian in the 
department. While Smith is extremely busy as president 
of the faculty senate, she also teaches several courses in 



the art and design department. Smith too has authored a 
CD-ROM and has participated in archaeological digs. 

"Everybody thinks excavating is really glamorous, 
but it's hard work," Smith said. "Occasionally people do 
make fantastic finds, but you're out there looking not for 
the fantastic find but rather for what the common objects 
can tell you." Smith and DeMaine say they have spent a 
lot of time "just going through dirt" 

Smith, like DeMaine, has made a CD-ROM. 
Smith's product is being sold commercially as a study 
and teaching tool. Three publishers contacted Smith 
here at UW-Stout to obtain publishing rights, and the 
CD-ROM was tested at Dartmouth and Cornell colleges. 

She too is excited about distance education, but she 
also enjoys working with UW-Stout students, as does 
DeMaine. "We attract some exceptional art students 
here," she said, "as good as they are anywhere." 



"It's exciting 
to help students 

come to a new 
appreciation of art." 

Mary DeMaine 




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"Our students 
go into the field 
recognized and 
well prepared." 

William BeHoff 



Milton Glaser, of the Milton Glaser Design firm, says 
that "the passion and the gift" are essential qualities in 
aspiring graphic designers. If the fact that "the lights are 
on almost 24 hours a day" is any sign, the aspiring 
graphic designers at UW-Stout must be on the right 
track. 

"The students work hard," Bill DeHoff, department 
lecturer, said. "Not because they are forced to but 
because they want to. And the high placement ratings 
reflect that hard work." 

DeHoffnotedtriatmanynationaUyandfatemationally 
known graphic designers are in the Twin Cities and that 
UW-Stout is well recognized there. "Our students go 
into the field recognized and well prepared." 



According to DeHoff, students get six semesters of 
graphic design courses such as typography and logo 
design, and classes become increasingly complex. "When 
students start, they have a widely varied range of 
experience behind them," DeHoff said. "Some can't 
even put a name with a graphic designer, so we start at 
a very basic level. Students work on a portfolio from 
the time they start school." 

DeHoff agrees with art education professor Shari 
Klein that it's the portfolios that get students jobs. 
"They work on their portfolio from day one," he said, 
"and they start pulling it all together their senior year. 
That is their senior project." 

DeHoff said it's a great deal of work getting a 



portfolio together, "but is extremely beneficial for them. 
It's what gets them the job." By the time the student 
graduates, the portfolio includes 15 to 20 items along 
with their resume. 

He noted that employers can see that UW-Stout 
graduates have had a variety of classes. "We encourage 
that because in the field they will be working with 
people from a variety of art backgrounds." DeHoff said 
that UW-Stout ' s program is unusual in that students take 
classes in all the art concentrations whereas in many 
schools, these programs are segregated. 

"Our students graduate with a realistic sense of other 
art areas," DeHoff said. "Webelieve this produces well- 
rounded students who are attractive to employers." 



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The industrial design program at UW-Stout is the only 
industrial design program in the UW System and is 
recognized all over the country. Program graduates 
work in firms from San Francisco to Massachusetts. 

At Stout, they have the opportunity to work with such 
well-known companies as PUMA USA Rollerblade 
and Black & Decker. Industrial design students currently 
are collaborating with Black & Decker to design the drill 
of the year 2010. 

Black & Decker and the art and design department 
created the program to provide students an opportunity 
to apply industrial design theories and methods to "real 
workT'projects. Both Black & Decker and the university 
hope to gather new ideas to continue their exploration of 
future product possibilities. 

Using any combination of current or future 
technologies, students were encouraged to develop 
conceptual models of drills and other power tools based 
on innovation, ergonomics, manufacturability and 
consumer appeal. 

"We asked the students to imagine the types of power 
tools consumers will use at the year 2010, the beginning 
of Black & Decker' s second century of operation," said 
Martin Geirke, director of industrial design at Black & 
Decker and program coordinator. 



"Students were given broad guidelines to follow and 
encouraged to use their imaginations to develop concepts 
that will be appealing to consumers as well as that can be 
manufactured into useful tools," Challis Hodge, industrial 
design lecturer and program adviser at UW-Stout, said. 

"These projects are good for students in that they see 
ways in which the skills they are learning can be used 
professionally," Benjamin Pratt, industrial design 
instructor, said, adding that it also gives students the 
opportunity to work with well-known companies which 
is good on their resumes. 

Currently the industrial design department is 
exhibiting at3M. Companies come from all over to view 
the work. "3M has been very supportive of our work and 
our students. They donated the space for the exhibit," 
Pratt noted. 

"We try to connect with professionals as much as 
possible," Pratt said of the collaborations with industry. 
Todd Ellis, a program graduate, is'a designer at PUMA 
USA of Brockton, Mass. David Miller, director of 
research and design at PUMA, said that'Todd advocated 
for the selection of his alma mater because of its up and 
comingdesignprogram,whichisimprovingeveryyear." 

Todd Olson, another UW-Stout alumnus, is a senior 
industrial designer at Rollerblade in Minnetonka, Minn. 



"Stout students give a fresh, diverse look to Rollerblade 
products," Olson said, noting that the company 
management was impressed. 

Students in the industrial design concentration get 
the opportunity to take classes in all areas of art as they 
do in all the concentrations so they are familiar with art 
areas they may work with in the field. 

One project students particularly enjoyed, Pratt said, 
was designing packages in which to mail a raw egg 
without having it break.Packages were exposed to the 
ultimate challenge — the U.S. Postal System. Students 
worked hard on packages which would allow the egg to 
be mailed back to them without being scrambled inside 
or broken outside. 

"We have highly motivated students," Pratt said. 
"They put a lot of time into their projects, but they 
love it" 

"It is exciting for me to see what the students will go 
out and do," Pratt said. "We have such a variety of 
extremely talented students here." 

Apparently the public sector thinks so too. PUMA 
recruited another student, David Stender, after seeing 
his work in their most recent project with UW-Stout. 



"We try to 
connect with 
professionals 

as much as 
possible." 

Benjamin Pratt 



interior design 



"There is a lot of 

variety of talent 

'm the department 

It's excitirg to be 

apart of the 

faculty here." 

Maureen Mitton 



"Our graduates are highly attractive to companies 
throughoutMinnesotaandWisconsin,"Maureen Mitton, 
art and design assistantprofessor, said of UW-Stout's art 
and design students who have an interior design 
concentration. "We have great placement," Mitton said. 

"Stout's art department is a dynamic department," 
Mitton said. In fact, that's why she left San Diego to 
teach at UW-Stout "I was so impressed with the art 
department here," Mitton said. "It's the only reason I 
would leave that climate." 

Mitton, who is in her fourth year of teaching at UW- 
Stout, taught at San Diego State University before 
coming here. She also spent several years designing 
restaurants in Calif ornia, everything from the kitchens to 
the dining rooms which gives broader definition to 
Mitton' s experience. 

Mitton recently finished a project that will appear in 



Better Homes and Gardens magazine in which she 
designed a million dollar home from top to bottom. She 
also recently presented a paper at an international 
conference in Denver for the International Design 
Educators Council. Mitton said that technology is 
dramatically transforming the workplace and that design 
is now more functional and aesthetic as well as flexible. 

Mitton noted the mobile workstations that are a new 
approach in office design. In fact, a 1995 UW-Stout 
graduate, Sarah Nigon, was a member of a design team 
that recently won the "best large office" award. Nigon is 
currently employed at M.S.R. Architects. 

Nigon was a member of The Wheeler Group, an 
architecture and design firm who designed an office for 
a Minneapolis-based company. Mitton noted that the 
award-winning office was featured in the January issue 
of Interior Design magazine. 



Nigon worked with other designers to reconfigure 
existing offices into a flexible and experimental "free- 
address" environment which aims to maximize creative 
output. Mitton said that's a good example of the kind of 
work many design students will do. "There are more 
than 100 interior design students at Stout," Mitton said, 
"and many of them will go into commercial design." 

"Stout's art department is well-known in the 
Midwest," Mitton said, "and this is a very good time for 
us. There is a lot of variety of talent in the department. 
It's exciting to be a part of the faculty here." 

Mitton added that the new building, Micheels Hall, 
is the link building that gives the art and design depart- 
ment a higher profile on campus, "to let students know 
that the arts should be a part of liberal arts education." 




Original art lines the wall of the office of UW-Stout 
associate art professor Sheri Klein — works by "great 
masters," including the children of Menomonie. 

The Saturday children's art program run by UW- 
Stout' s art and design department is a program they are 
proud of. "It has a dual purpose," Klein said, "to enrich 
the children and to give practical teaching experience to 
Stout's art education students. It has worked out very 
well." 

Kleinnoted also that UW-Stouthas the only National 
Art Education Association student chapter in the state, 
which was recently recognized by the Stout Student 
Association. UW-Stout's NAEA chapter is active both 
on campus and in the community with service, volunteer 
work and fund raising projects. 

UW-Stout's art education program is one of the 
largest undergraduate art education programs in the UW 
System, with about 90 students. 



"School districts from all over the state come to 
recruit art teachers from our department," Klein pointed 
out. Most recently the La Crosse school district hired 
several UW-Stout graduates. 

Klein said that 85 to 90 percent of UW-Stout art 
education graduates are placed in K-12 teaching posi- 
tions. Others may go into other art-related fields or 
pursue graduate study. "The feedback I've gotten from 
schools is that they are impressed that our graduates 
come to the classroom so well prepared." 

Klein, who received her Master of Fine Arts degree 
from the Art Institute of Chicago and is receiving her 
doctorate in art education this spring from the University 
of Indiana, has been at UW-Stout three years and is 
impressed with the art education program. 

"I think ourprogram is unique," she said. Klein said 
that as sophomores, students begin putting together 
"teaching portfolios" which include art work, lesson 



plans and resumes. "It helps their professional 
development as well as helps them find jobs," Klein 
said. 

"In their development here at Stout, we try hard to 
educate themfor leadership andresponsibility. We want 
students who are thinking ahead to what may be needed 
in the art education field in the future," she said."These 
are the art teachers of the next century. We are building 
for the future." 

"At Stout, art education students learn to be artists 
andteachers,"Klein said. "They come out of ourprogram 
well prepared to create art, discuss art and write about 
art, as well as teach art and advocate art. 

"As they prepare to teach art to young people, it is 
important that their experiences are broad and that they 
recognize the responsibility of reaching out to a larger 
community." 



"They come out 

of our program 

well prepared to 

create art, 

discuss art 

and write about art, 

as well as teach art 

and advocate art." 

Sheri Klein 



4 • Stout Outlook 



Making News 




Cervenka 



Phillips Plastics exec receives honorary degree 

Robert F. Cervenka. chief executive officer of Phillips 
Plastics Corp., has been named to receive UW-Stout's 
honorary doctorate of science degree. The degree was 
presented to Cervenka during spring commencement 
ceremonies, May 11. 

UW-Stout Chancellor Charles W. Sorensen said 
the honorary doctorate is presented to those who have 
reached the highest levels of achievement. This is only 
the third doctorate awarded since the university had this 
degree approved in 1989. 

Cervenka founded Phillips Plastics Corp.. a custom injection molder 
and decorator, in 1964 in Phillips. The corporation has 1 1 facilities located 
in Wisconsin, eight of which are manufacturing. The company employs 
1,600 people, with sales of more than $1 10 million. 

In 1 987. Phillips Plastics initiated a diversification strategy resulting 
in the establishment of the Origen Group, which is currently made up of 
eight companies in development stages of incubation, rapid growth or 
expansion, adding approximately S25 million to annual sales. 

Cervenka was graduated from University of Wisconsin in 1958, with 
a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering. 

He has served on several committees related to business and technol- 
ogy including the Industrial Liaison Council, UW-Madison; the Wiscon- 
sin Science and Technology Council; the Northern Wisconsin Technol- 
ogy Council; the Governor's Council of Science and Technology; the 
Education, Employment and Training Committee for the United States 
Chamber of Commerce; the Manufacturing Technology Transfer Board 
of Directors at UW-Stout; and the Steering Committee for Technology 
and Engineering for the UW System. 




McDonald 



Siedlecki 



Teaching and service awards announced 

Kevin McDonald, assistant profes- 
sor of business, is the recipient of the 
university's Outstanding Teaching 
Award this year. Bill Siedlecki, as- 
sociate director of the Memorial Stu- 
dent Center, will receive the Out- 
standing Service Award. 

Both were presented with the 
awards at commencement ceremo- 
nies Saturday. May 11. Each award includes a $500 honorarium. 

McDonald earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from UW- 
Stout. He is currently a candidate for an Ed.D. degree, specializing in 
business administration with an emphasis in vocational and technical 
education. He also participated in the Dale Carnegie Training course on 
sales and sales management. 

McDonald has taught marketing, business, advertising and sales 
courses at UW-Stout since 1989. He has presented at seminars and 
conferences, and has been a member of several campus committees. 

Siedlecki received a bachelor of arts degree from UW-Eau Claire. He 
was a hall director at Stout before becoming activities coordinator in 
1 972. He has been associate director of the Memorial Student Center since 
1984, with supervisory and advisory responsibilities for student organi- 
zations, student activities and programs; leadership and organization 
development; and account administration. He is also responsible for the 
training and development program for all employees of the center. 

Siedlecki serves on the Community/University Relations Committee, 
the Student Technology Tuition Review Committee, and the Academic 
Staff Personnel Committee. 



UW-Stout reports placement rate 

Nearly 97 percent of UW-Stout's graduates from December 1994 and 
May and August 1995 were employed or continuing their education, 
according to the university's annual placement report. 

LaMont Meinen, director of UW-Stout's Placement and Co-op Ser- 
vices, said that 96.9 percent of graduates surveyed for this year's report 
were placed. 

"The Placement and Co-op Services Office was able to reach approxi- 
mately 94 percent of the 1,176 graduates," Meinen said. "The annual 
report is based on 1,101 graduates. Of those employed, 89 percent 
reported employment in. or related to, their major. Median salary for 
graduates was $24,000. compared to $23,500 last year." 

Twenty-one of the university's programs or concentrations reported 
100 percent placement. 

The report lists several factors in UW-Stout's continued high place- 
ment ratings: 



• UW-Stout provides career-oriented programs with a strong inte- 
gration of humanities course work for all majors. 

• Up-to-date curriculum ensures well-prepared graduates. Majors 
are responsive to environmental and societal needs. 

• During the 1 994-95 year, 54 1 students participated in the coopera- 
tive education program giving them invaluable hands-on experi- 
ence prior to graduation. Seventy-five percent of all graduates had 
some type of experiential learning. 

• Faculty, staff and administration are sincerely interested in the 
quality and future employability of their students and strive to make 
it an integral part of the education process. 

• During the 1994-95 school years, 250 companies recruited on 
campus for seniors, and 188 companies recruited for co-op stu- 
dents. 



Grant expands hospitality and tourism program 



A grant of S289.765 from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation will take UW- 
Stout's hospitality and tourism program beyond the campus to virtually any 
part of the state. 

The grant provides funding to develop asynchronous learning experi- 
ences which give students access to education in any remote place at their 
convenience. Students willreceive theirinstruction by the internet, computers 
and other new delivery systems. 

"This is a major step in taking instruction beyond the campus to people 
who might not be able to obtain an education in the traditional university 
environment," Chancellor Charles W. Sorensen said in announcingthe grant 
"This is precisely the approach to education we must add to our traditional 
instructional methods, if we are to reach new audiences and serve the world 
of the 21st century." 

Richard Anderson, special assistant to the chancellor, said that the Sloan 
Foundation provides funding to about 15 universities nation wide for projects 
focusing on asynchronous learning. Anderson, who coordinated the grant, 
said that small businesses areplaymganintegralrolemmeprojea'splanning 
and development 

The idea for the program began several years ago when a group of Door 
County business operators approached Anderson about developing student 
co-op activities in their region. Door County often faces a lack of qualified 
employees for their tourism industry, and having hospitality and tourism 
students from UW-Stout fill this void would benefit both the students and the 



industry, Anderson said. But in order for students to participate in such 
extended co-ops. they would also need to continue some of their other studies, 
a role that would involve some form of distance education. The Sloan Grant 
will enable UW-Stout to offer hospitality and tourism courses, not only in 
Door County, but in virtually any part of the state, Anderson said. 
The grant will help finance several specific activities: 

• Release faculty to convert five courses to asynchronous learning 
network modes of instruction and to teach those courses. 

• Expand the training of faculty and staff in asynchronous education. 

• Developanddelivertwocertificateprogramsinhospitalityandtourisni. 

• Survey professionals in the industry to determine the need for profes- 
sional development through new delivery systems. 

• Evaluate outcomes and efficiencies of these new delivery systems. 
Sorensen said the grant represents a commitment of the university to 

develop new approaches to teaching and, at the same time, recognizes the 
national reputation of UW-Stout's hospitality and tourism program, which 
currently enrolls about 800 students. 

Project staff includes Jim Buergermeister, chair of the department of 
hospitality and tourism; Joseph Holland, a professor in the department 
Randall Upchurch, program directorforthemaster'sdegree in hospitality and 
tourism, and Esther Fahm, dean of the School of Human Environmental 
Sciences. 



Niche celebrates 25 years in campus retail business 



The Niche, Stout's own retail store laboratory, is celebrating a quarter of 
a century of business this year. The store is operated by Stout fashion 
retailing students. 

TheNicheoriginatedin 1971 whenformerdeanJ.Anthony Samenfink 
and Marcia Metcalf, another faculty member since retired, planned the 
operation to allow fashion merchandising students to gain practical 
experience in running a store. 

"The Niche allows student in the fashion retailing practicum to obtain 
hands-on experience in retail operations," Kathleen Cochran, associate 
professor of apparel, textiles and design, said. "Students can apply theory 
and concepts to a realistic retail experience in all aspects of small 
businesses." In addition to working in various positions in the store, each 
student has the opportunity to go to merchandise marts and participate in 
purchasing store merchandise. 

Ty Ellis, who graduated in May with a degree in retail merchandising 



and management said, "The Niche has been a great experience for me 
because it has given me opportunities I would not have had otherwise." 
Ellis especially enjoyed traveling to the gift market and apparel market in 
Minneapolis. He has worked in his field during summers and has found 
what he has learned at The Niche to be "very practical information that 
could apply to a variety of businesses." 

Christy Carlton also graduated in May, with a B.S. degree in general 
business administration. "For the technical component of my major, I 
chose retail management," Carlton said. She is working at The Niche for 
her practicum. "I wanted to get experience in retail," she said. "I love 
working at The Niche. It's really helped me realize what retail manage- 
ment is like." 

In addition to allowing students to gain practical experience, The 
Niche serves the community and Stout students as well by offering unique 
items at reasonable prices. 




Change is the watchword 

This has been a very interesting and 
exciting year at UW-Stout. We have 
been through the painful process of 
adjusting to a S 1 .2 million base budget 
reduction, the first such reduction in the 
history of the UW System. After a 
thorough campus review, we made 
many changes, including a structural 
reorganization that reduced our four 
schools to three colleges. 

Change will continue to be the 
watchword for UW-Stout and the UW 
System. The Regents just finished an 
extensive study of issues for the 21st 
century and adopted them as policy at 
the May Board meeting. This policy 
paper focuses on the future; using 
technology wisely to deliver academic 
programs at remote sites, mainfcrining 
leadership in technology transfer, 
reducing time to degree for students, 
keeping tuition affordable, protecting 
quality, and joining K-12 and the 
technical colleges are all emphasized. 

We should be pleased that on most 
issues, UW-Stout is leading the other 
UW System schools in these efforts. 
We are making great strides in the use 
of technology for instruction. The 
Industrial Technology program has been 
authorized as an extended degree, and 
we will pilptjthe program this fall. The ; 
Sloan Fbundatibn has given us a second 
grant, and professors Joe Holland, Jim Buergermeister and 
Randy Upchurch will spend this year developing five courses 
and two certification programs on Lotus Notes for the 
Hospitality Industry. The Nakatani Center is seeing more 
traffic, including 24 teachers from K-12 districts who will 
spend a week this summer studying the application of 
technology to the classroom. 

Change is never easy. I have pledged to work on 
strengthening shared governance, improve internal 
communication and, generally, work more closely with the 
faculty as we develop and implement our agenda. I am 
confident that not only will the campus move forward in a 
positive way, but that we have all learned a great deal this year. 

I am proud of our rich heritage, and I am very confident of 
our future. We are, and remain, one of the most distinct and 
finest state universities in the country. With your strong 
support, we will continue our fine traditions. 



"We are, 

and remain, 

one of the 

most distinct and 

finest 

state universities 

in the country. 

With your 
strong support, 

we will 

continue our 

fine traditions." 



Leadership for new colleges announced 

UW-Stout's new academic structure, approved recently by the Board of 
Regents, takes effect July 1. The change moves UW-Stout from four 
schools to three colleges. 

Provost George DePuy has announced several appointments for the 
leadership positions in the three new colleges. 

The School of Liberal Studies will become the College of Arts and 
Sciences. Gerane Dougherty will continue as dean; and John Hunt will 
continue as associate dean. 

Ed Biggerstaff, who was dean of the School of Education and Human 
Services, will serve as interim dean of the new College of Human 
Development Judy Herr and Mary Hopkins-Best will be interim associ- 
ate deans. A dean's search committee will be formed in the Spring 1997 
semester, and a search will take place during the 1997-98 academic year. 

Bruce Siebold, formerly dean of the School of Industry and Technol- 
ogy, will serve as dean of the new College of Technology, Engineering 
and Management. Peter Heimdahl and Howard Lee will be associate 
deans. 

"We are very fortunate to have such talented academic adininistrators 
to serve UW-Stout during this time of transition to a new academic 
structure," DePuy said. 

Hall Named For Micheels 

The Board of Regents approved the naming of the new facility between 
Jarvis Hall and the Applied Arts Building as Micheels Hall in honor of 
William J. Micheels, fourth president {chancellor) of the university. 
Micheels was the chief executive officer herefrom 1961-72. He currently 
resides in Lake San Marcos, Calif. 

Plans call for a dedication Thursday, Sept 26, 1996. 



Stout Outlook ♦ 5 



Foundation Report 



Stout University Foundation 




The Stout University Foundation Board of Directors, at their recent board meeting, awarded 
$31,600 to underwrite six grants for 1996-97. Three grants are underwritten by the Hedberg 
Foundation. Anne Reuther, chair of the Grants Committee, indicated each of the proposals 
relates to the mission and goals of the university: 

Heciberg Foundation Grant: 

Pilot Project to Develop Distance Learning Resources Services 

Library Learning Center — Theresa Murasld, Principal $12 ,847.00 

The Library Learning Center project will develop a pilot program to support the information 

needs of individuals who are teaching and learning via distance education methods. The library 

will use the World Wide Web as the primary means of offering access to electronic information 

resources and course materials to those students studying at distant locations. 

Hedberg Foundation Grant: 

University Standards Font Acquisition for Special Projects 

William DeHoff, Proposer $1 ,453.00 

The art department will purchase the official university fonts and license 

25 computers in the graphic design computer laboratory, making the fonts 

permanently available to students to use for official university publications. 

The students in the graphic design courses are involved in many design 

assignments related to university publications and projects. DeHoff, a 

member of the art and design faculty, noted "In order to practice typography 

in a truly professional sense, students should have an opportunity to work with the full range of 

ligatures, small caps, swash characters, old style numerals and ornaments. This grant allows the 

department to purchase both the Complete Weiss and Minion type families." 

The Pueblo Potter Today: A Native American Artist's Approach to the Craft 
John Petri, Proposer $5211-00 

John Perri, art and design department, has invited an Indigenous American 
potter, Kathy Sanchez, from the historic Udefonsp Pueblo, New Mexico, to UW-. 
Stout for the purpose of demonstrating how herfamily makes the world-famous 
blackware pottery and to share her experiences and views of the American 
Indian woman. She will present a multifaceted workshop which will include 
stories of her culture and her art craft Her ancestors created multistoried 
structures, built a network of roads, and used reservoirs and irrigation systems 
200 years before the landing of Columbus. Sanchez is scheduled to visit the 
campus in the fall. 




DeHoff 




Perri 




Committee 



Do More With Less ... Stress 

Mary Kay Sankey and Bill Siedlecld, Principals $4,151 

Recent employee studies indicate workers' elevated stress levels and 

limited stress management skills are negatively affecting the workplace. 

A team of UW-Stout personnel will assess the stress levels of UW-Stout 

employees and provide educational programs to assist employees to 

improve their stress management skills. A yearlong series of skill building 

programs will be scheduled for staff and students. The committee will also 

publish an inventory of stress management resources which will be available to the staff, students 

and the community. 

Hedberg Foundation Grant: 

Problem-Based Learning Curriculum Within the Dietetics Program 

Barbara Bayard, Proposer $6248.00 

The grant proposer, Barbara Bayard, explains: "The future of dietetic practice 

compels educators not only to impart knowledge and skills to students but also 

to allow an educational protocol to encourage the integration of knowledge and 

skills which foster critical thinking." Bayard will design a problem-based 

curriculum incorporating critical thinking skills and clinical reasoning patterns 

in the undergraduate program. The grant will also address the needs of trained 

dietitians who work side by side with physicians, nurses and other allied health 

professionals. No other university presently has a dietetic program which uses Ba y ard 

a comprehensive, structured problem-based learning format. The project will be completed by 

June 1997. 



Original Scenery of the Mabel Tainter Memorial Theater - 
Identifying, Cataloging and Digitizing 
Paul Stduffacher, Principal $1,690 

The Mabel Tainter was dedicated in 1 890 as a fully equipped, state-of-the- 
art theater. Although the Mabel Tainter has been restored, its remaining 
original scenery has not. Stauffacher will photograph and document the 
original scenery, digitize it and electronically "restore" the scenery. 
Subsequent images would be available for public viewing via hard copy 
at the Mabel Tainter or online by logging into the World Wide Web site. 





Stauffacher 



The Grants Committee and the Foundation Board congratulate those who were awarded grants this year and thank all of the 
faculty and staff members who submitted proposals. A special thanks to the Hedberg Foundation, and to the UW-Stout 
Research Promotions staff, Ted Knous and Susan Foxwell, who helped the faculty and staff with their respective written 
proposals and budgets. 



"Challenge for Excellence" 

Applied Mathematics campaign is under way 




Applied Mathematics Campaign Steering Committee: (/ to r) Colleen Hartmon '88; Mary Strause Dangler '87; 
Paul Hed '89; Matt Mais '91; Krista Baumann '90; and Mike Mundy '88. Not pictured are Melinda Albrecht '92; 
Eric Austvold '89; Duane Miller '81; and Sonja Welber '91. 

The applied mathematics steering committee met recently at the Louis Smith Tainter House on 
the UW-Stout campus to review plans to officially launch the campaign. As Eino Maki, 
applied mathematics faculty member, explained, "We have the opportunity to be an integral 
part of an effort to make UW-Stout the 'school of choice' in applied mathematics. Our track record 
has been great and our graduates excel in their respective positions. It is alumni, faculty, staff and 
students who have worked together to build the applied mathematics program's national reputation. 
Now we must work together to meet the challenges in applied mathematics for 1 996 and the future." 

The first applied mathematics courses were offered in 1967. At that time, only three computer 
courses were required. Today, each student completes a balanced course load in computer science, 
mathematics and statistics. The computer application areas have been enhanced each year the 
program has been in existence. Currently, 280 students are enrolled in the program and the use of 
computer laboratories is extensive. 

The steering committee has helped to identify department needs and has been personally involved 
in the alumni and friends solicitations. The campaign appeal has been mailed to all applied 
mathematics graduates, and a special phone solicitation is under way with the steering committee 
who will call graduates for their contributions. 

The campaign addresses three areas of need: a $50,000 endowed scholarship fund to be used for 
applied mathematics majors; $100,000 for a laboratory fund to create a RISC-based UNIX 
computing laboratory; and a $30,000 endowed professional faculty fund which will provide, funds 
for participation in seminars and colloquiums as they pursue the new technology as it relates to 
applied mathematics. 



Hess appointed first Steenbock chair 




Mary Abbott Hess has been 

appointed as the first Evelyn 

Carol Van Donk Steenbock 

Chair in the department of 

food science and nutrition at 

UW-Stout. Funds for the 

endowment were the result of 

a bequest from the estate of 

Evelyn Carol Van Donk Hess 

Steenbock. Hess' appointment will focus on 

nutrition education. 

As recipient of the Steenbock Chair, Hess 
will work cooperatively with food and nutrition 
faculty to initiate a Nutrition Education Center at 
the university. The center will provide 
undergraduate, graduate and continuing 
professional education experiences and nutrition 
service to the community. The health promotion 
activities will include nutrition assessment, 
education and counseling provided by a 
multidisciplinary health care team using aholistic, 
client-centered approach. Hess' role will include 
developing and implementing programs that will 
enhance the national stature of the university for 
its excellence in nutrition education. 

Hess is an expert at translating and 
communicating the science of nutrition into 
intelligible words and great food choices. A 
registered dietitian and fellow of the American 
Dietetic Association (ADA), Hess is president of 
Hess & Hunt Inc. - Nutrition Communications. 
Her firm has specialized for the past 16 years in 
providing consulting services to agencies, 
associations, businesses and the food service 
industry. Her emphasis on promoting health and 
well-being through the enjoyment of satisfying 



food offers a refreshing change from rigid rules 
and dietary dogma. "We can love food without 
carrying it around with us forever," Hess said. 
"And we can meet our health needs in different 
ways. The food we eat should nourish our bodies 
and souls." 

Hess was the 1990-91 president of the 66,000- 
member American Dietetic Association, the 
world's largest organization of food and nutrition 
professionals. In 1993, she received a coveted 
ADA medallion for lifetime achievement Early 
in 1 995 , she was chosen as a charter fellow of the 
American Dietetic Association. In October 1 995, 
she was elected as a member of the Corporation 
of the Culinary Institute of America. 

After completing an internship and master's 
degree in dietetics, Hess studied at LaVarenne 
Cooking School in Paris, and earned a Gold 
Medallion from the German Wine Academy. 
Forhercontributions to theprofession and service 
to the public, she received an honorary doctor of 
humane letters degree from Simmons College in 
1991. The National Association of Food 
Equipment Manufacturers awarded her an 
honorary doctorate in food service for her 
leadership in the food service industry. 

Her books include the "Healthy Gourmet 
Cookbook," nominated for a 1995 James Beard 
Award; "The Art of Cooking for the Diabetic," 
the first major cookbook with an explanation of 
the 1995 food exchange system (more than half 
a million copies sold); and the "Review of 
Dietetics" manual, an important resource for 
thousands of students, dietitians and educators. 

Hess' appointment began Feb. 1. 



6 ♦ Stout Outlook 



Stout University Foundation 





Jamison bequest enhances scholarship 

A 1915 Stout graduate has left a quarter million dollars of her estate to a 
university scholarship, Chancellor Charles W. Sorensen announced. 

Funds from a bequest by Lida Jamison, who died in Appleton in November 
1 994, will be added to an existing dietetics, foods and nutrition scholarship she 
initiated in 1982. The scholarship has provided annual awards of SI, 000 each 
to students in that major. 

After receiving her diploma from the Stout Institute, Jamison completed her 
dietetic degree at UW-Madison. Following graduation, she moved to Chicago 
and worked as a hospital dietitian. She returned to her hometown of Appleton, Jamison 
after she retired, to become involved in the many professional and cultural opportunities in the Fox 
River Valley. 

Patricia W. Reisinger, director of the Stout University Foundation, noted Jamison was "very 
proud of her degree from Stout and attributed her successes, both at Madison and in her 
professional life, to the dedicated faculty and the rich educational experiences she enjoyed at 
Stout." 

"Lida' s contribution is an important asset for attracting and developing students in the food and 
nutrition profession," said Esther Fahm, dean of UW-Stout's School of Human Environmental 
Sciences. "Our dietetics, food and nutrition programs are experiencing rapid enrollment growth 
and interest from prospective students throughout Wisconsin and nationally. Lida's scholarship 
will enhance the opportunity for many students to pursue their educational dreams and for our 
university to recognize their academic talents. We are privileged and honored by Lida's generosity 
and vision." 

Sorensen said that gifts to the Foundation have increased each year, with assets now totaling 
$9.6 million. 



John Hovelsrud Endowed Marketing Scholarship 

John Hovelsrud died in 1995. In memory of his successes in sales and 
marketing, his wife, Marjory, their children, family and friends have 
established a scholarship in his name. The first scholarship will be awarded 
this fall to a junior or senior majoring in marketing. 

John's career in sales began as a manufacturer's representative, and he 
progressed through many assignments to attain the title of vice president of 
marketing at several major firms. 

John designed the first formal sales training programs in the United 
States. He was also responsible for creating and implementing totalmarketing Hovelsrud 
programs for several companies. Having retired from the marketing field, John and Marjory 
retired to MaidenRock, Wis. Two years later he became a successful manufacturer's representative, 
started a marketing firm, and bought his own furniture company. 

John's sales and marketing career spanned 41 years. He was creative and resourceful, and 
he understood the importance of an education — especially as it related to sales-and marketing. 
He appreciated the marketing program available through UW-Stout, and was very proud of his 
children's educational experiences at UW-Stout. Marjory noted, "It's fitting for us to create the 
scholarship at UW-Stout. John" would have approved." 




Robert and Beverly Peterson Spinti Student Development Fund 

Two retired faculty members, who are also UW-Stout 
graduates, have established an endowed fund to assist 
undergraduate students enrolled in technical programs in 
the School of Industry and Technology and the School of 
HumanEnvironmental Sciences. The fundprovides financial 
assistance for students to attend national and international 
professional meetings or workshops to further their 
professional experiences. 

The Spintis recognize that the expenses associated with 
attending workshops or seminars limits the number of 
students who may be able to take advantage of them. Thus, 
with funds in this account, interested students will have the advantage of attending professional 
meetings held around the United States. 

The selection of students receiving the grants will be made by the deans or designees of the 
schools housing the technical programs. Brace Siebold, dean of the School of Industry and 
Technology, stated, "Such a fund will be invaluable. It provides the departments with funding 
to promote student involvement with professional campus organizations, and it allows students 
the chance to attend and network with many other professionals beyond the UW-Stout 
environment. Students who take advantage of such professional interaction will be far ahead of 
the game once they're in their respective careers." 




Bob and Bev Spinti 




Giving to UWStout with a 
Charitable Remainder Unitrust 

Commitments from alumni, friends, businesses, foundations and others help 
to support UW-Stout. Such generosity enables the institution to continue to 
provide resources and initiatives not funded by state support 

These gifts add an extra dimension and are critical to all academic 
programs at the university. Donors make a difference in the lives of everyone 
on campus. The following information on Charitable Remainder Unitrusts 
may help you accomplish your goal of donating funds to UW-Stout. 

Charitable Remainder Unitrust 

A Charitable Remainder Unitrust is a trust which returns income to a donor 
or other person for life or for a period of time not to exceed twenty years. The 
annual payments are based on a fixed percentage (not less than 5%) of the fair 
market value of the trust assets on the annual valuation date. Upon termination 
of the trust, the remaining assets are paid to the charity or charities as specified 
in the trust agreement. There are other variations available for the annual 
payment calculation. 



Tax Consequences 

The donor, or creator of the trust, receives an income tax deduction based on the expected term of the 
trust, payout rates, assumed earnings of the trust and the discount rates. Since the trust can sell 
appreciated assets tax free, many trusts are funded with appreciated securities or other assets. This 
allows income to be earned on the entire asset rather than the net available after the payment of capital 
gain taxes if this asset was sold outright There may be gift tax and Federal estate tax due if a life 
interest in the trust is given to someone other than the donor's spouse. 

Example 

Mrs. Doe is 65 and would like to make a significant contribution to UW-Stout. She is in the 28% tax 
bracket and, among other investments, has securities held long-term valued at $100,000. The basis 
on these securities is $20,000 and they pay annual dividends of 3%. 

Recently retired, she would like to increase current income. In this situation, a Charitable 
Remainder Unitrust would help Mrs. Doe with her charitable and financial goals. 

Analysis 

Assuming the trust assets were invested to produce an 8% annual return and the trust is in existence 
for 25 years and in the sell and reinvest option, the assets are also invested to produce an 8% annual 
return. Here is the comparison of benefits using the Federal discount rate for April 1996: 



Value of Asset 

Charitable Deduction 

Income Tax Savings (28%) 

Total Before-Tax Income after 25 years 

Benefit to Charity after 25 years 

As you can see, based on the earnings assumptions indicated above, both the 5% and the 7% 
unitrust will pay Mrs. Doe more income over her life than if she would sell these securities and reinvest 
the remaining assets herself. In addition, she would be meeting her charitable goal by providing a 
significant contribution to UW-Stout. 

This is not intended to render legal, accounting or other professional advice. If legal advice or other 
expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional in the respective field should 
be sought. 

The Stout University Foundation will be happy to answer any of your planned giving questions. 
Please contact David Wiensch, Planned Giving Officer at 715/232-1 151. 



Foundation donates land to 
Menomonie public school system 

The Stout University Foundation donated 40 acres to the Menomonie Public School System in 
February for the building of a new middle school for the district The Real Estate Committee, chaired 
by Mark Kinney '75, worked with Dave Smette, superintendent of Menomonie Public School 
District, and Jim Welch, president of the School Board, on the donation of the land. "I don't believe 
that there is another university foundation in the state of Wisconsin that has partnered with their local 
school district in such a unique relationship for the benefit of the youth in the community," stated 
Kinney. 

The school district plans on breaking ground late May, with completion of the middle school by 
fall 1997. The school will house grades 6-8, with approximately 850 students attending the 14,600 
square-foot facility. In addition to the building, there will be Softball, soccer and football fields, and 
basketball courts. The school will be located in the northwest corner of the 254-acre tract of land 
owned by the Foundation. 

The Stout University Foundation has begun marketing the land directly to the north and west of 
the school site for single and multiple family home sites. With the addition of the middle school, 
families can build in this area with direct access to both the middle school and Oaklawn Elementary 
school. Children will be able to attend K-8 without ever crossing a major highway or intersection. The 
Foundation is interested in eventually developing the remaining 214 acres with an access road to 
County Road J on the south boundary. 



5% Unitrust 


7% Unitrust 


Sell and Reinvest 


$100,000.00 


$100,000.00 


$100,000.00 


48,682.00 


37,996.00 


0.00 


13,631.00 


10,639.00 


0.00 


182,296.00 


197,702.00 


155,200.00 


209,378.00 


128,243.00 


0.00 



Stout Outlook 



Reunion '96 



re • u nion 

together ag 
separation, 



(re yoon'yan) n: 1 . reuniting or coming 
ain. 2. the gathering of persons after some 
as members of a college class. 





Class of 1956 "Willi 1 042 students already enrolled. Stout 
State College has the largest student body in its history"... 
Darrell Premos wins Tacky Drag... Duffy's Tavern... 
Homecoming ihcmc "Blue Dev ll. King of the Wild Pioneer"... 
"Gramercy Ghost"... Stout's football team deleats Northland 
27-19... Diabetic Club fruitcake sale... Stout's 5th annual 
Guidance Conference... Stout Typographical Society... Sadie 
Haw kin's... "M> Tlini Angels"... 1 lome Economics Club sty lc 
show... "Sea M ist" is tin- theme of the Junior Prom... Dr. Forrest 
Conno. superintendent of St. Paul SchooN. is the commencement 
speaker. 

Class of ±386 Lnrollmeni approaches 2900: Sets a new 
record... Street dance held hy Chi Lambda anil Delta /eta... 
Tower Yearbook wins the All- American Award from the 
Associated Collegiate I'res-... Sorority information center 
established... Stout defeats I.a Crosse 2ft- 1 K ) in ihc homecoming 
game... Red Cross Blood Drive. Stout is football champion 
of the Wisconsin Slate 1 niuTMty Athletic Conference... A 
grant lor over N21MUXH) from the I nilcd Stales Office of 
Education is awarded to Ihc American Industrv Project... 
"1-avuriLe Foods of Siout." theme of the first semester applied 
institutional management class... A new radio program. "'From 
the Tower." presented by WMNE... l »0 seniors receive their 
dearies... Twenty coedscomposeSiout's first Pom Pom Squad... 
Blue Dev il basketball team wins the Wisconsin State University 
conference championship... VIom popular television show is 
Batman and Robin... Sigma Pi fraternity w ins most humorous 
at Stunt Night with "'Tw inkle Toes"... Stout v\ rcstling declared 
the 1966 Wisconsin University Conference Champions... 
"Parisian Paradise"... Parents Weekend... Final commencement 
exercises for the 1 966 class June 4. 



Class of 1971 New S4.2 million Science and Technology 
Building opens... Sigma 'Fau Gamma cams the VilionalOl lice's 
Chapter of the Year award... •'Birthday Parry"... Dr. Paul 
Ehrlich. author of The Papulation Bi>mb speaks on campus... 
Board of Regents approves the sale of beer on campus... World 
famous guitartist. Laurindo Almeida, performs in the Harvey 
Hall auditorium... British Exchange Program signed students to 
siudy ,il Newcastle-upoii-tlicTyuie Polytechnic... 212 
undergraduates and 36 graduate students will participate in 
commencement... Alpha Omicrou Pi Sorority sledding party... 
Dr. !.ei> Buscaglia. tin- protestor of love, speaks al the 
1-ieldhouse... Prolessiuiul basketball plav cr. Hill Russell, guesi 
speaker during Black History Week... Merle Price. Dean of 
Students, announces his retirement... Governor Lucy wants a 
merger of the University of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Slate 
Universities... "The Faniasiicks"... Sam Wood appointed the 
new Dean of Students... 13 course dinner planned by the Haute 
Cuisine class... Science and Technology Building formally 
dedicated... 700 students will receive their degrees. 

Class of 1976 LahorDay Ceniurybicycle... Native-American 
poet, Gerald Viscnor. on campus... Comer? restaurant opens in 
the I tome Economics Building... Sidewalk painting to start off 
homecoming activities... 22nd annual Industrial Education 
Conference... Issue of 24-hour visitation remains hot topic in 
the dorms... The Haute Cuisine class sen cs a 14-coursc. 8-hour 
meal... Star Ta-k producer. Gene Roddenberry. speaks at the 
Fieldhouse... "Tongue" concert... Bomb scares in Harvey and 
Bowman halls... 25th annual Guidance Conference... Dwain 
Minn. Stout basketball coach, wins the 400th g;une of his 
career... Annual Sadie Ilawkin's dance held at Pine Point... 
"The Death of Sneaky Fitch"... Plans are underway to expand 
the Pawn and University Bookstore... Gerald ford and Jimmy 
Carter win the Wisconsin primary.. .The Stoutonia received an 
All-American rating from the Associated Collegiate Press... 
"Moonchildren"... 750 students arc expected to receive their 
degrees. 

Class ©V 19SS Dedication ceremonies held for the new 
student center... The implementation \i( ihc new registration 
process helped alleviate long lines for Stout students... Library 
eliminated card catalog... Students fear due to heavy credit 
loads. Stout may become a five-year college rather than a four- 
year college... Jane Young, seniorin Vocational Rehabilitation, 
receives the Presidential Award presented by the American 
Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine... 
Fa aluation Week... Tuition increase to hit I'W System... Viking 
quarterback Tommy Kramer speaks on goals and career 
planning... The Romantics, a lop 40 band, play al Heldhouse... 
\1ardi Gras dance, sponsored by the Special Events 
Commission... "Rosencranty and Guildenstem are Dead"... 
Career Conference... Hacky Sack is becoming increasingly 
popular on campus... Governor Earl proposes a cap on tuiTion 
increases... Power outage resulted in a blackout for much of the 
campus... Memorial Student Center dedicated... Stop 21 
supporters rally on campus to prevent a raise in the legal 
drinking age. 



Get involved with Reunion '98! 

If you are amemberofthe class of 1937, 1938, 1939, 1947, 1948 
or 1 949, the Alumni Office wants you to serve on the Diamond and 
Golden reunion committees for Reunion Weekend '98! 

The Alumni Office can and does do much of the planning for 
reunions during Reunion Weekend, but class members who will 
serve on reunion committees are an indispensable part 
of every successful reunion. That is why the cry goes out for 
helping hands from the next reunion classes. The duties of these 
special people are varied and include contacting classmates and 
friends, as well as helping plan the private class dinner and 
program. Not much time is required and participation on the 
committee by classmates near and far is encouraged. 

The benefits you gain from working on your reunion are great. 
You get a chance to renew old friendships, and make new ones. 
Reunion offers the opportunity , to make reconnections with 
organizations, roommates and departments, and to visit new and 
former faculty. You gain the satisfaction of supporting your alma 
mater through the revival of old traditions and the establishment of 
. new ones. 

Individuals can begin being involved in Reunion '98 by 

ensuring that all classmates get news of the upcoming activities. 

Please review the list of your classmates on page 15 that the 

Alumni Office has lost contact with and if you have a current 

- address, share it with us. 

If you're interested or need additional information, please 
contact the Alumni Office at P.O. Box 790, Menomonie, WI 
54751-0790 or call 715/232-1 151. 




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Menomonie nnial 

Stout Alumni: Come Early, Stay Late 
Thursday June 27 

7:30 p.m. Hope McLeod Trio at Mabel Tainter Theater 
Special premier of an original song in honor of Menomonie's 
150th year. 

Friday, June 23 - Sunday, June 30 

Old-fashioned Tent Chautaqua featuring Drama, Music and 
Storytelling 

Saturday, June 29 

2:00 p.m. Grand Parade, Parade Bank showcase and a 
Sailing Regatta 

Historic Landscape Exhibit at Thunderbird Mall every day. 

Bring the whole family and be sure to visit other area attractions 
such as Caddie Woodlawn Park, Wilson Place Museum, 
Mabel Tainter Theater and the Dunn County Heritage Center. 

Call 1 800/283-1862 for more information. 



8 ♦ Stout Outlook 



Alumni Association News 



"Time is a cruel element. 

We either have too much or too little. 

It never comes out even." 

Dorothy Wunecke (1931- ) 

Being a new parent. I now look at life through different eyes. Gone are 
the d:i\ s of a quiet dinner. lcUurcly weekend reading or even sleeping in 
(or ail night for that matter). The tradeoffs, of course, are well worth it. 

This lifestyle change has «i\en roc a new appreciation for lime, 
activities and \ oluntccrs. Volunteers, the backbone of the L'W-Stout 
Alumni Association. gi\e ofiheir lime and energies to help us meet our 
goals successfully. 

I want to take this opportunity to recognize and extend my sincere 
appreciation ;o the l,\\ -Stout Alumni Association Hoard ot Directors for 
their commitment. Their vision greatly •enhances programs and services 
tor tne alumni ol" L.W -Stout. 




We're on the World Wide Web 



President's 
Message 



11 



The UW-Stout Alumni 
Association has gone 
worldwide. We are now 
linked to UW-Stout's 
home page on the World 
Wide Web. 

First, go to the 
university's home page at 
http://www.uwstout.edu 
and select "Welcome 
to University ofWisconsin- 
Stouf from the main 
directory. Proceed to the welcome menu. 
You'll find the Alumni Association there. 

Our site includes a variety of information: 
descriptions of programs and services available 



Ml 



Connie 
Hines 



to alumni such as scholarships; a calendar of 
upcoming alumni events; back issues of the 
StoutOutlook; and an Alumni list whichincludes 
a jump list to home pages of alumni and e-mail 
addresses of alumni. Links to the Placement and 
Co-op Services site and the Blue Devil Athletics 
site are also available here. 

I encourage Stout graduates to visit our web 
site and "sign our guestbook." Our goal is to 
maintain a resource to help alumni connect with 
us and with other alumni. Let us know your 
opinion. 

Individuals interested in being listed on the 
Alumni list should send their name, graduation 
year, major, e-mail address and home page URL 
to the Alumni Office at: alumni2@uwstout.edu 




A special thank you from the UW-Stout Alumni 
Association to these alumni for serving on 
committees: 



Scholarship/Fellowship 
Selection Committee 

Mary Beth Jung-Ganser '71 
Waukesha, AA/isi v.; s 

Brett Huske '76 
Lahaina, Hawaii : : 

Dennis Fechhelm '74 
Roscoe, II I _ . ^ : 

La Verne Hansen '34 '39 

^alamazoo^Iylich.; : 

5Sirgihia|'jckCahOwV'58 ; 
;Weiv 'Brighton^ Minn. 

Barbara Freund Flitsch '85 
: Biborningtonv Minn.: r 

Karen tinke Scharris '83 
Burnsviile, Minn. ::;;:/ 



Alumni Awards 
Selection Committee 

::Margaret Pennington ; :: ;■ 
::-SwansbH V! 48"/: ;:/::: 
:■ Menomonie,' Wis. ; ; ^ 

Robert Dahlke '58 '69 
Menomonie, Wis. 

Helmuth Albrecht '60 
Menomonie; Wis.: / ^ 

Marilyn Dean Bell '75 
Tampa, Fla. 

Susan Bell Harmon '70 
Nekoosa, Wis. 

': s JbyceZegterFreiwald '65 

v;:;Sagihaw5:WisKvM:p:/K§KSj 



Alumni Association Board of Directors: Back (l-r): Claudia Smith, Todd Trautmann, Shirley Graham, Kristine Murphy, Steve Schlough, Julie Kinney, Isaac Owolabi, 
Joanne Leonard, William Burmesch, Suzette Hittner. Front (l-r): Marilyn Leccese, Thomas Fonfara, Connie Hines, Carol Miller, Roman Gill. Not pictured are John 
Ostrowski, Sean Hade, Christopher Lancette, Carol S. Lund, JoAnn Prange, C. Greg Pottorff, Susan Mark Roman, Kris Trierweiler. 



Reunion Reminiscence: A Commitment to Nutrition 



by Jacqueline Gamble, LDN, RD 



Out of a recent trip to my alma mater for one of those 
reflective, analytical, soul-searching treks into the past 
known as college reunion, there came about a story that 
keeps entering into all sorts of conversations. This story * 
hasbecomea highpoint of this weekend reunion because 
it reflects a good time with college friends, gives words 
to special memories and has a message that very much 
matters to me in my personal life as well as in my 
professional practice. 

Four of us gathered late at night in one of our hotel 
rooms, recalling pleasant and hilarious moments, reliving 
our college years and, I observed, falling into our old 
familiar patterns of how we think, approach situations, 
express ourselves and interact with each other. I say old 
not in the tired-out way that we think of "old" in the 90s, 
but the "old" in terms of being comfortable, trusting, 
knowing what to expect, knowing someone and how they 
wiU think orreact; and that special insight only that person 
has that makes him totally unique from everyone else. 

All of us agreed we had a special relationship and 
commented on how it was just as comfortable being 
togetherin 1 993 as in our college days. We also wondered 
that,after all these years, itfeltnodifferentto be together, 
even though our present lives are so varied. Why? We 
had not really done a good job of keeping up with each 
other; indeed, some of us dropped out of contact foryears 
and this was the first time for all of us to be together since 
college. 

"Is this something unusual?" we questioned. We all 
agreed that it was something very special. We also 
agreed that theapartment we shared, onethatournutrition 
and home economics teachers could have used as a 
model for a home management course, was the source of 



this special relationship. We all believed that the 
commitment that each of us had to the place we lived and 
the people who lived there enriched our relationships 
with each other and our lives farmore than we ever could 
have known at the time. 

Let me tell you what was unique about this student 
apartment. Because there were four of us, we took the 
necessary chores that every household has and divided 
them into four groups: laundry, cleaning bathroom and 
kitchen, cleaning bedrooms and cooking. Each person 
had one area of responsibility and we rotated these areas 
every week. The person who had "laundry" did 
everyone's laundry; the person who had "cooking" 
planned the menus, purchased the food and cooked the 
dinner each night. We sat down and ate together every 
night at 6:00 in our little kitchen that also served as a 
dining room and living room. 

When I told this to my fellow workers after returning 
from this reunion, they said, "That's weird! College 
students just don't do that!" 

It may be weird but it worked. It worked because we 
had a commitment to each other and to ourselves to make 
it work. We knew that as busy college students, we needed 
this structure to make our lives function better. We 
enjoyed, even looked forward to, the 45 or so minutes of 
sharing our lives before we dashed off to extracurricular 
activities and studying. It was during these times that we 
got to really know each other because, although we were 
probably unaware at the time, a commitment to eating 
together was a commitment to each other. 

Just about all of us think at some time that our lives 
are running us and not the other way around. One of the 
most practical and easy ways to bring order back into our 
lives is to make a commitment to ourselves, our families 



and those we care about to eat meals together. To turn off 
the television, to set the table, to spend a certain amount 
of time with each other conveys to our children and 
those with whom we live that this time takes priority 
. over all our other activities — that our families are the 
center of our lives. 

Being together need not mean an elaborate dinner 
that has taken a good part of the day to prepare. It means 
sitting down to soup and sandwich just as if it were a 
Thanksgiving dinner; to have the time with each other 
be a celebration; to have respect for oneself and for each 
omer.TMscornndtmentnurturesourcMldrenandteaches 
them respect for each other, respect for the adults who 
give them structure and guidance, and a commitment to 
others outside of their own lives and activities. 

What a valuable tool a meal is for teaching this to 
families. Imagine mealtime as a treasured time together, 
rather than a chore to be gotten through as quickly as 
possible so we can get on to the next activity. 

As parents are getting children ready for school this 
fall, consider also setting a time for evaluating your 
family lifestyle. Consider using precious energy, time 
and creativity, not in preparing elaborate meals to be 
served on special occasions, but in providing your 
family with attractive and nourishing meals and making 
those times meaningful .Have your children be involved 
in setting the table and cleaning up. Let it be a time of 
teaching commitment and relationships to children or a 
renewal of commitments that have become third, fourth 
or fifth on the priority list 

There is a bonus: The focal point is no longer the 
"chore" of cooking; it becomes the giving of yourself to 
thoseyoulove. The rewards are farmorethan you could 
ever anticipate, both now and years later. 





Gamble 



"Consider using 
precious energy, 

time and creativity, 

not in preparing 

elaborate meals 

to be served 

on special occasions, 
but in providing 

your family 
with attractive 

and nourishing meals 
and making those 
times meaningful." 

Jacqueline Gamble 



Stout Outlook ♦ 9 



Alumni in the News 



Rosmait's Summers 
are Out of This World 



Somewhere along the line, Russ Rosmait's 
career took a turn upward, though quite 
farther than he'd imagined. Rosmait BS 
'81 , MS '85 is an associate professor at Pittsburg 
State University (Kansas), but a summer 
fellowship with NASA in 1991 turned his mind 
toward outer space. He has spent his summers 
since in pursuit of space and aviation goals. 

In 1991, 1992 and 1995, he worked at 
NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in 
Huntsville, Ala., as part of an engineering team 
researching new manufacturing technologies in 
an effort to lower the cost of space access. He'll 
return to Huntsville once again this summer. 

"My job as a NASA Summer Fellow is 
basically to provide assistance to the current 
NASA engineering and research efforts," said 
Rosmait "As aFellow, you're given a very small 
part of a major project. You research your small 
part, and that is added as support for the major 
project research effort." 

"After my first summer, I really fell in love 
withN AS A and the United States spaceprogram," 
said Rosmait "If you saw the movie Apollo 13 
and loved it, you'll know what I mean. During 
summers at Marshall Space Flight Center, it was 
like a new Apollo journey every day. A journey 
of discovery that only ends when the summer 
ends." 

Rosmait loved it so much that he spent the 
summersof 1993 and 1994 pursuing an Ed .D. in 
Aviation and Space Education at Oklahoma State 
University , where NASA contracts all education 
services and outreach programs. In 1995 he 
returned to NASA. He was awarded his Ed.D. 
this year. 

Rosmait has had a varied career since he first 
graduated with an industrial education degree 
from Stout in 1 98 1 . After a half year of subbing 
in the Milwaukee Public Schools, he returned to 
Stout to complete his M.S. in Vocational 
Education. 

Following graduate work, Rosmait worked 
for the American Foundrymen's Society (AFS) 
as the assistant director of the CastMetals Institute, 
the research and training arm of AFS , conducting 
training programs for the cast metals industry. 
In 1 986, Rosmait took a position as a foundry 
process engineer with Marathon Electric in 
Wausau, Wis. In the spring of 1987, he applied 
for a faculty position at Pittsburg State University 
on an impulse. By fall he was back in the classroom 
teaching Principles of Metalcasting, Materials 




Russ Rosmait BS '81, MS '85 credits hisStout teachers 
for laying a solid foundation for his own success as an 
educator. 

and Metallurgy, and Manufacturing Processes. 

In addition to his teaching duties, Rosmait is 
active in the Foundry Educational Foundation 
and serves as faculty adviser for Pittsburg's AFS 
student chapter.In 1994 he was voted Pittsburg's 
Outstanding Teaching Faculty by students and 
alumni. 

The summer workforNAS Ahashad practical 
application in Rosmait's classroom. "One of the 
biggest ways it helps me in the classroom is in 
adding a level of credibility that I didn't have 
before. My students even think Iknow something 
now," he joked. "It helps to be able to use 
examples of new technologies that are just being 
developed — that the general public won't see 
for a few years down the road." 

Rosmait credits his Stout teachers for laying 
a solid foundation for his own success as a 
teacher. "I try to teach like teachers I admired the 
most at Stout Chuck Krueger and Bob Melrose 
are two professors that come to my mind 
immediately," he said. "They influenced me the 
most. Their teaching style and rapport with 
students are how I model my classes. I probably 
could attribute my Outstanding Teaching Award 
to them." 



McKitrick featured in healthy lifestyle promo 




Real life mother-daughter team, 
Corlis Christman McKitrick '76 
and Erin depict an active young 
mother andherteenage daughter 
packing and enjoying a picnic 
lunch, hiking and in-line skating 
in "A Healthy Lifestyle." 

The Women's Sports McKitrick 
Foundation and Sargento Foods Inc. teamed up 
to produce the public service announcement, 
released during March Nutrition Month. The 
message, directed especially to pre-teens, teens 
and young women, is a reminder that the 
combination of a high calcium diet and weight- 
bearing exercise helps reduce the risk of 
osteoporosis, the brittle bone disease that 
primarily affects elderly women. This early 
emphasis on diet and exercise helps build 



Barnes receives Teacher of Excellence Award 



maximum bone density and strength to help 
prevent osteoporosis in later years. 

"Research continues to show that Americans 
are not getting enough calcium in their diets," 
says McKitrick, Sargento Foods publicity 
manager. "Soft drink consumption continues to 
increase among children and teenagers, frequently 
replacing calcium-rich milk. As a mother of a 
teenage daughter, I have to find other ways to 
include dairy products in our meals." 

The McKitricks are not just "acting" healthy 
lifestyles.FortheMcKitricks, exercise isafamily 
affair. McKitrick, who received a degree in Home 
Economics Education, and her husband Richard 
'78 (Industrial Education) regularly enjoy 
bicycling, walking, playing tennis or in-line 
skating. Erin is a member of her high school's 
cross country and track teams. 




Bruce Barnes BS '66, MS '67 
has been teaching technology 
education at Hubert Olson Jr. 
High School in Bloomington 
since it opened in 1967. 
Recently, the Minnesota Tech- 
nology Education Association 
recognized his achievements, Bames 
presenting him with the 1995 Teacher of 
Excellence. 

According to Barnes, the bestpart of teaching 
is the kids. 

'1 really enjoy the kids," said Barnes. "Most 
seventh-graders are really eager to learn." 

Bames, who graduated from Stout receiving 
a bachelor's degree in industrial education and 
a master's in industrial/technology education, 
has learned much about teaching. 

"When I first started, I knew all the answers, 
of course," said Bames. "The more I taught, the 
more help I had from two teachers — Paul Galazen 
and Ralph Scherer. They let me go out on a limb 
and occasionally break it off." 

The technology curriculum has changed much 



in the 28 years Bames has been teaching. 

"It' s the evolution of what was known as shop 
class. We used to talk about drafting," said Bames. 
"We now talk about electronic communication. 
We also talk about energy and power, trans- 
portation and production. We do still have projects 
with wood, metal and plastics." 

When asked if he thought about moving on to 
high school to teach technology, Barnes said "I 
had the opportunity to teach in high school but I 
enjoy the junior high too much to leave. I really 
enjoy seeing the light go on when they finally 
understand binary numbers." 

In 1 992, the Wisconsin Department of Public 
Instruction recognized Barnes for his leadership 
role as a cooperating teacher. 

"I have had over seventy student teachers," 
explained Bames. 

Barnes was the first teacher to be honored by 
theUW-StoutSchooloflndustryandTechnology 
for work in curriculum development and student 
teacher supervision in 1984. 

He resides with wife, Sandra, and children, 
Amanda and Noah, in Richfield, Minn. 



Funk receives IFEC's Betty Bastion Award 




Linda Funk '76, director, 
National Product Communi- 
cations Wisconsin Milk Market- 
ing Board, received the Betty 
award at the International 
Foodservice Editorial Council's 
(IFEC) national conference in 
November 1995. She is only the Funk 
fifth recipient of the award out of the council's 
membership of nearly 200 communications 
professionals. Compared to the five previous 
winners, she is the most junior member to be 
honored with the Betty — a salute to the volume 
and value of her contributions to the group. 

The Betty Bastion Outstanding Service Award 
— created in 1991 to annually recognize one 



individual who has given unstintingly of his or 
her time, energy and talents to the betterment of 
IFEC and the food service communications field 
— is IFEC's "Oscar." The award honors Betty 
Bastion,achartermemberandlongtimeexecutive 
director of the organization. 

The IFEC is a 40-year-old national organ- 
ization of food service communications 
professionals. The group'smissionis to improve 
the overall quality of business-to-business 
communication within the foodservice industry 
and to encourage high professional and aesthetic 
standards for the profession. 

Funk also serves on the Stout University 
Foundation Board of Directors, and is a member 
of the Alpha Phi sorority. 



Yolitz sets environmental 
standard at West Publishing 



by Sue Denkinger West Reporter 



In keeping with the company's 
tradition of environmental 
concern, in late 1995, West 
Publishing became the first 
company to use Envirochem™. 
Envirochem is a film developer 
that helps fulfill two of West's 



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n 



goals: preserving the environ- Yolitz 

ment and maintaining West's high quality 

standards. 

Using Envirochem, which is produced by 
Fuji Hunt Corporation, is a result of a joint effort 
between Fuji Hunt and West Publishing to 
develop a hydroquinone-free film developer. 
Hydroquinone is used in film processing in the 
graphic arts industry. 

Prepress assistant manager Craig Yolitz '85, 
an industrial technology graduate, began the 
search for a hydroquinone replacement in 1994. 
Fuji Hunt had been developing a hydroquinone 
replacement chemical, but it had not had the 
opportunity for large-scale testing until Yolitz 
approached the company in early 1995. Testing 
began in the prepress department shortly 
afterward. The results were "flawless," according 
to Yolitz. Consequently, Envirochem was used 
in full production in prepress beginning in 
December 1995. 



By February 1996, the use of Envirochem 
had eliminated over 90 percent of the remaining 
hydroquinone use in prepress. 

The use or storage of hydroquinone-based 
developers in quantities that exceed certain limits 
requires the submittal of annual reports to federal 
and state authorities. The use of Envirochem at 
West will eliminate the need to submit a report 
for any of the products used in the prepress 
department. 

"This developer epitomizes West's effort to 
run an environmentally friendly manufacturing 
operation," says vice president of production 
Craig Jilk. "As a result of Yolitz's efforts, we 
will be the first major printer in the US . to use a 
hydroquinone-free developer." 

According to Ron Rose, Fuji Hunt's director 
of sales and marketing, West' s interest made this 
product a reality. Although at present hydro- 
quinone is widely used in the United States, the 
shift toward alternative chemicals will make 
hydroquinone use an increasingly visible issue 
in commercial printing. 

West is the only current user of Envirochem, 
which is manufactured in the United States. 
However, the hydroquinone replacement will 
become available for widespread commercial 
use early this year. 



10 ♦ Stout Outlook 



Stout graduates: a Wallerius family affair 




Wallerius Family (I-r) Paul "79, Tom '82, Jeriy '87, Maria Wallerius Cleaveland '93 and Brian '96. 



In August, Brian Wallerius will be the last of five 
siblings to graduate from Stout. The son of Ron 
and Dolly Wallerius. of Golden Valley, Minn., he 
will receive his degree inHospitalityandTourism 
Management. Brian plans to obtain a job in the 
food service area or sales industry. 

Preceding Brian through UW-Stout were his 
three brothers and one sister. Since graduation, 
Paul '79 (Industrial Technology) has worked at 
Unisys Corporation. Currently, he is manager of 
the Twin Cities facilities which include Eagan 
and Roseville sites. Paul lives in Maple Grove 
with his wife, Karen, and stepdaughter, Danielle. 

Upon graduation, Tom '82 {Hotel and 
Restaurant Management) worked atByerly's in 
Minncionka as a restaurant manager for fifteen 
years. Currently he is employed at Champp's 
Americana as a restaurant manager. He and his 
wife, Karen reside in Plymouth. 

EamingaB.S. in Industrial Technology, Jerry 
'87 works at Braun Intertec Corporation in 
Minneapolis as an industrial hygienic technician. 



He and his wife, Kris (Schleder) '88 {General 
Business Administration), live in Maple Grove. 
Kris is a bridal consultant at The Wedding 
Chapel Bridals. 

The fourth sibling to graduate, Maria '93 
{Retail Merchandising and Management) 
works for Dayton's as an Eslee Lauder vendor 
specialisi/account coordinator for the 
Minneapolis market and North Dakota stores. 
Married to Sam Cleaveland '91 {Industrial 
Technology), the couple reside in Minnetonka. 
Sam works for Hoffman Engineering in Anoka 
as a packaging engineer. 

Asany parent feels about the success of their 
children, pride and excitement fill the lives of 
Ron and Dolly Wallerius. 

"We are very proud of them and what they 
have accomplished, and are most grateful to the 
teachers, counselors, advisors, tutors, and to God 
who has made this all possible," said Ron and 
Dolly Wallerius. 



Grads receive awards at WSCA conference 



"Dream Catchers Vision Makers" was the theme 
of the 1996 Wisconsin. School Counselor 
Association conference held on February 22. 

Sally Morse Meinen BS'68 MS'89, WSCA 
president, opened theprogram withintroductions. 
Sandra Sunquist Stanton MS '80, presented the 
Althea Brach Counselor of the Year awards. 

Patricia Willkom Anderson BS '74 MS '76, 
a counselor in the Menomonie Public Schools, 
received the elementary division award. 

The program described Anderson as district 
'pilot' person "... always looking for the best 
ways to tie together community services and 
school related functions — a guidance counselor 
who truly believes in the dignity of the child." 

Susan Funk Putra BS '74 MS '85, counselor 
in the Watertown Unified School District, and 
member of Alpha Phi sorority, was presented 



the middle school division award. 

"A genuine love that is service, concern, and 
willingness to go the extra mile for each person's 
growth and betterment characterize Sue," said 
theprogram of Putra. "She is the unifier, juggler, 
teacher, and mentor who truly is a change agent." 

Current UW-Stout graduate students in the 
school counseling program, Robert Ocker and 
Nou Yang, received awards for future school 
counselors. Ocker, whoreceived the StoutAlumni 
Graduate Scholarship in 1995, is currently a 
guidance school counseling intern at Roosevelt 
Elementary in Eau Claire. Yang is on practicum 
at Menomonie High School and River Heights 
Elementary. 

Honored at an Alumni Association hosted 
reception, John Deutscher announced his 
retirement after 30 years at Stout. 




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UW-Stout California and Washington graduates gather 

Graduates gathered at the Whittier Hilton Hotel on Saturday, February 10, for an evening of dinner and 
conversation. On February 1 1 , the alumni in the Seattle/Portland area held a brunch at Anthony's Home Port 
to renew friendships and make new friends. Chancellor Charles W. Sorensen and Pat Reisinger, executive 
director of the Stout University Foundation, were on hand at both events to share highlights of campus. 

A special thank you to the committees whose efforts made these gatherings a success. California 
committee members included: Rosalie Dannenbaum '62, Irvin Lathrop '50, Barbara Ingwaldsen '80, 
William Larson '92 and Sally Olson Young '67. Washington committee members were: Julie Wolf '90, 
Craig Ryan '85, Dale '59 and Sarah (Nash) Wahl '56, Teresa Bockes '87 '90, Michael Spilde '78, Tracey 
Gothard'91. 

Plans are under way for next year's gatherings. Anyone interested in participating on the planning 
committee should contact the Alumni Office at 715/232-1 151 or e-mail at alumm"2@ uwstout.edu. 




(I-r) Margaret and Dale Lundgren '80, Columbia Lasola, Rosalie Dannenbaum '62, Bud Micheels '32, Benjamin 
Lasola '66 and Marshall Wake '58 




(I-r) Barbara Ingwaldsen '80, Irvin Lathrop '50 and William Larson '92. 



Hughes honored as Citizens of the Year 



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(h-) Robert Ocker, John Duetscher, Dennis VanDenHeuval and Nou Yang. 



Bernard "Bemie" Hughes '48 and his wife Jean 
were two of three individuals named Citizens of 
the Year by the Superior/Douglas County 
Chamber of Commerce in September 1 995. They 
served as grand marshalls of the Spirit of the 
Lake Fall Fest parade and were honored with a 
recognition ceremony at Barker's Island. 

Between them, this duo has a long list of 
contributions to the Superior/Douglas County 
area. 

The Hughes are retired educators who 
continue to be very active volunteers. They sit on 
opposites sides of the political fence but have put 
up a united front in giving of themselves. 

Bernie serves on the board of the Superior/ 
Douglas County YMCA and gives of his time to 
the United Way, the Shriners Children Hospitals, 
the Elks, the Noon Lions Club and the Douglas 




Bernie and Jean Hughes 

County Commission on Aging. 

Jean, who also attended Stout for a short time 
in 1 944, remains extremely active in her education 
field as a member of several professional 
organizations. She is a dedicated chamber 
ambassador, election judge and leader in the 
Lady Elks. 



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Winter Athletics Wrap-Up 



Terry Anders (Jr, Cornell) picked up right where he left off 
last year, defending his 400-meter indoor track and field 
championship, this time picking up the win in March at 
Smith College in Northampton, Mass., to lead the winter sports 
season as the Blue Devils finished sixth at the national meet — 
their highest placing ever. 

Along the way , Anders captured the Wisconsin State University 
Conference (WSUC) indoor track athlete of the meet award, by 
taking firsts in conference record times in the 55- (6.44). 200- 
(22.02) and 400-meter (48.36) dashes and as a member of the 4 X 
400-meter relay team (3: 1 8.07). Anders was joined in the relay by 
John Boldt (So, Hartland), Jesse Witcraft (Jr. New Lisbon) and 
Mike Hallingstad (Jr, Sparta). 

Jason Lehman (So, Bruce) took first in the shot put (5 1 -3.5). 
Aaron Fruit (Jr, Hanland) placed second at conference in the 
pole vault with a school record leap of 16-0, then placed fifth at 
national with a school record 1 6-0.5. Jeff Jenson (Jr, Menomonie) 
set a school record at the conference meet in winning the 1000- 
meter run (2:32.59). 

On thecourts.theBlue Devil women'sbasketball team qualified 
to theNCAADivisionlllplayoffsafterayearoutofthe tournament. 
Stout was downed in the first round, but the Devils finished with 
a 17-9 overall record and 9-7 in the WWIAC, good for a tie for 
third. 

Vmv Jamieson 'J . Dayton .Winn.) was named first team all- 
conference and first [cam all-defense, as well as named to the 
Columbus Multi-Media Great Lakes All-Region first team. 



Jamieson led the young — Stout had no seniors — run and gun 
Blue Devils with 16.5 points per game. 

On the men's side, the Blue Devils slipped to a 10-15 overall 
record. 4-12 in the conference, but landed Justin Peters (Jr, 
Milwaukee) on the all-conference team and Brad Markwell (Jr, 
Bloomington. Minn.) on the honorable mention squad. 

Peters scored 1 8. 1 points per game - second in the conference 
- and Markwell finished with !5.3 points. 

The Blue Devils made life exciting in the middle of the season, 
winning back-to-back games at the buzzer at Johnson Fieldhouse. 
The Blue Devils defeated UW-Eau Claire, 73-7 1 , on a Thaddeaus 
Billiard (Sr, Milwaukee) put back as the clock sounded. Milliard 
repeated the feat three days later as Stout downed UW-La Crosse, 
70-69. 

Wrestler Jeremy Krings (Jr, Auburndale) returned to the 
NCAA Division III national championship, moving up to a fifth 
place finish at 142-pounds. Krings finished the season at 37-5 
overall. 

TheBlue Devils went 7-10, themostdual wins inBob Thomas' 
Stout coaching career. 

Former Stout gymnast Jodi Rabbitt took over the reins in the 
gymnastics gym, as the very young Blue Devils finished with a 1 - 
5 record. Shannon Hirsch (F r, St. Paul, Minn.) showed promise 
and Naomi Northrup (So, New Prague, Minn.) was steady again 
this year. 

Stout will return hockey to varsity status forthe 1996-97 season 
and next season will be the last for the varsity wrestling. 





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Alumni can now access information about 
Blue Devil athletics from anywhere in the 
world anytime of day through the Internet 

The Stout Athletics homepage includes schedules 
of upcommg athletic events, preseason previews, 
coaches' biographies, history and records of the 
various sports und season in review stories. 

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UW-Stout Athletic Hall of Fame information, more 
photographs, and up-to-date scores of games and 
activities. 

Stoul offers sightintercollegiate sports for women 
-cross c o untry, volleyball, soccer, tennis, basketball, 
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1. Terry Anders (Jr., Cornell) successfully defended his national indoor 400-meter dash title. 

2. The Blue Devils' men's basketball team will look for leadership and scoring from Justin Peters (Jr., 
Milwaukee) next season. Peters led the Blue Devils in scoring and was second in the conference. 

3. Amy Jamieson (Jr., Anoka, Minn.) was named to the WWIAC all-conference basketball team and 
to the all-defensive team. Jamieson led the Blue Devils in scoring. 

4. Julie Dey (So., Waseca, Minn.) was voted most inspirational by her gymnastics teammates. 

5. Jeremy Krings (Jr., Auburndale) finished fifth at the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships 
in the 142-pound class. 



White team wins alumni basketball game 

Led by Matt Boswell's (1993-1995) 12 points, the White team beat the Blue team at the 
annual UW-Stout men's basketball alumni game held Saturday, February 10. Thirteen 
former players and two former managers participated in the annual affair at Johnson 
Fieldhouse. 

White 51 Zak Alwin (1991-95) Wausau, Wis. - 9 pts.; Matt Boswell (1993-95) Milwaukee, 
Wis. - 12 pts.; Ted Huppert (1990-93) Ellsworth, Wis. - 2 pt; Dale Nerison (1980-83) Maple 
Grove, Minn. -6 pts.;ChuckSchaaf (197&S0)Chetek,Wis.-9 pts.; Gary Luecke, Onalaska, 
Wis.-8pts.; Ben Royten-7 pts.; Michael "Red" McAndrew, manager (1972-76) Milwaukee, 
Wis. 

Blue 46 Tuwan Clayton (1993-95) Milwaukee, Wis.-5 pts.; MattPelland (1990-94) Antioch, 
III. - 15 pts.; Chad Greenquist (1991-93) Mahtomedi, Minn.; Greg Koscik (1980-83) St. 
Cloud, Minn. - 11 pts.; Kent Stelter (1979-81) Eau Claire, Wis.; Mark Lofthus (1978-82) 
Burnsville, Minn.; Greg Fisher (1976) Eagan, Minn. - 7 pts.; Justin Hess - 5 pts.; Pat Grady, 
manager (1973-77) Waukesha, Wis. 



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Schlough and grandson Schweitzer and family 




Blood 



Class Notes 



1942-1969 

Wesley '42 and Harriet Greenwood Schlough '42 

have relocated from San Antonio, Texas, to Anoka, 
Minn. Omer Benn BS '48, MS '49, Champaign, 111., 
is retired from the University of Elinois as associate 
professor of aviation. 

Dirk Van Duzee '52, Wabeno, retired in 1987 
after 35 years in industrial sales and engineering. After 
two years of retirement he decided he'd rather be 
working and became a full-time employee of the 
USDA Forest Service teaching in the academic pro- 
gram of Blackwell Job Corps CC. In addition, he 
serves on the Wabeno District Board of Education, the 
Governor's Council on Natural Resources in northern 
Wisconsin, and the Governor's Recreation Snowmo- 
bile Council. James O'Bryon BS '59, MS '66, Han- 
ford, has retired after 37 years as a teacher, coach, 
athletic director and associate principal. 

Barbara Wallen Ramberg '60, Baldwin, will be 
retiring in June from Baldwin Woodville High School 
after 2 1 years of teaching there. She and husband Paul 
plan to travel and work with St Croix Valley Habitat 
for Humanity. Mark Mowbray BS '68, MS '71 is a 
senior staff engineer atEnvironmental Dynamics Corp., 
Sharon. Gerald HolubetsBS '63.MS '76,Marshfield, 
has retired after 32 years as a technology education 
teacher for the Marshfield Public School System. 
Eileen Myrick BS '66, MS '81 has retired after 22 
years of teaching at Gladstone High School, Gladstone, 
Mich. Lola Looker Schweitzer '66 and family will be 
moving from La Crosse to Kingsland, Georgia, in 
June. John Lorenz BS '67, MS '68 has been ap- 
pointed principal of Suffern High School, Suffern, 
N.Y. Susan Lindemann Stauffer '68, Rockford, Dl., 
was one of 75 women in the U.S. recently chosen as the 
"Spirit of Betty Crocker." Thomas Bonn '69, South 
Lyon, Mich., is a strategic account manager for 
Carbology Tools. 

1970-1974 

Mary Hanson Kelley BS '70, MS '72 is a family 
nurse practitioner for Humana Health Care Plans, 
Kansas City,Mo.BruceLePage '70,Gramsburg,was 
selected to hold a one-person exhibition of his work at 
the National Ornamental Metal Museum in Memphis, 
Tenn. Bruce is a gunsmith/engraver currently teach- 
ing in a gunsmithing program at Pine Technical Col- 
lege in Minnesota. 

Ronald Deschner '71 was named "Builder of the 
Year" by the Lakeland Builders Association of 
Walworth County. He is owner/president of Deschner 
Building Contractors Inc., Delavan. 

Virginia Nelson Scholbrock MS '72 has been 
named dean of instructional operations at Wisconsin 
Indianhead Technical College-Superior. 

Marvin Horowitz '73 is an account executive 
with World Class Business Products, Long Island 
City, N.Y. Robert Lampman '73, Cumberland, has 
recently had art work included in the Friends of 
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Sixth 
Annual Art and Antiques Auction and the Wisconsin 
Arts West Seventeen show. 

1975-1979 

Julie Bacon Mundahl '75 is a family and consumer 
sciences teacher at Salk Junior High School, Elk 
River, Minn. Mary Brintnall-Peterson '76, Verona, 
received a Ph.D. in continuing and vocational adult 
education from UW-Madison. 

Joseph Holland '76, associate professor in the 
department of hospitality and tourism at Stout, re- 
ceived the Educator's Award from the Greater 
Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce at their 
Student/Educator Recognition Banquet held April 24. 
Jeffrey Meier '77 is a process engineer for Zytec 
Corp., Redwood Falls, Minn. Louis Barsi Ed.S. '78 
has been appointed dean of Student Services at 
Bluefield State College, Bluefield, W. Va. Richard 
Hardy '78, St. Paul, Minn., is a senior marketing 
communications administrator at 3M. Floyd Olson 
BS '78, MS '86 has earned a doctorate in industrial 
technology from the University of Northern Iowa, 
Cedar Falls, Iowa. He is currently chair of the Manu- 
facturing Engineering and Mechanical Design Tech- 
nology Department, New England Institute of Tech- 
nology, Warwick, R.I. Roger Paulson '79, White 
Bear Lake, Minn., is advertising manager at Deluxe 



Corp. William Whitmore '79, Rocky River, Ohio, 
operates a publishing company in the western suburbs 
of Cleveland. 

1980-1983 

Scott Bickler '80, Montgomery, Texas, is manager of 
technical services at Flowmore Services, a company 
which is involved in domestic and international pipe- 
line work. Marion Sodnik '80 is sales manager at 
Village Chevrolet, Wayzata, Minn. 

Patrick Boyum '81 is director of food and bever- 
age at the Minneapolis Marriott Southwest, 
Minnetonka, Minn. Rhonda Johannesen '81 has 
been promoted to director of a 13-state foodservice 
operation for Allen & O'Hara Inc., Memphis, Tenn. 
She serves on the national board of The Roundtable for 
Women in Foodservice and is a founder and president 
of its local chapter in Memphis. Vicky School Mendez 
'81 , Patterson, N.Y., is head designer for a children's 
sleepwear house. 

Gayle Gunderson Dissmore '82 is a family and 
consumer science and life science teacher at Everton 
School, Everton, Mo. John Prosser '82 is a broker/ 
manager for Doss Real Estate, Batavia, HI. William 
'82andKimberly Weber Ward '82 reside in Minne- 
apolis, Minn. William is general manager at LMC 
Subway; Kimberly is store manager at Maurices in 
Northtown. 

Brian Heindl '83, Mooresville, N.C., is a senior 
field engineer for U.S. Electric Motors, a division of 
Emerson Electric Co. 

1984-1988 

Patricia Gunderson '84, Burke, Va., is a writer/editor 
for White Wolf Games Inc. and is also an independent 
designer and illustrator writing and editing graphic 
novels/comic books for Raven Publications. Larry 
Rogman '84 is manager of Mrs. Knott's Restaurant, 
Knott's Camp Snoopy, Mall of America, Bloomington, 
Minn. Michael Wells '84, Glenview, 111., is a regional 
manager for Tom Zosel Associates. 

Patrick Cosgrove '85 is a manufacturing engineer 
at Resistance Technology, Arden Hills, Minn. Todd 
Dannenberg '85, Roseau, Minn., is a senior industrial 
designer for Polaris Industries. Michael Dexheimer 
'85 has been promoted to marketing manager of meat 
packaging at Curwood Inc., Oshkosh. James '85 and 
Tamara Smothers Giljohann '86resideinHenderson, 
Nev. James is a sales representative for Orfila Sales; 
Tamara is client services director for Managed Care 
Consultants. Todd Hoover '85 was promoted to super- 
visor in the Final Documentation Division of Norwest 
Mortgage Inc., Bloomington, Minn. 

Milissa Hanson Hintz '86, Baraboo, is a social 
worker for the Sauk County Department of Human 
Services. Nancy OsterndorffMerwm'86,Livingston, 
teaches family and consumer education at Cuba City 
High School. Kelly Theder '86 Greenfield, is an assis- 
tant buyer for Carson Pirie Scott. Desire' Rozada 
Hunter '87, Austin, Texas, has been promoted to 
business development manager for the Texas/Mid- 
South region of Coca-Cola. 

Dan '87 and Heidi Anderson Kunst '89 reside in 
Eagan, Minn. Dan is an underwriting coordinator for 
RTW Inc; Heidi is a preschool teacher at Country 
Garden Nursery School. Gregory Stillman '87, Stur- 
geon Bay, has been elected to the board of directors of 
the Door County Chamber of Commerce. He is cur- 
rently manager of the Bay Shore Inn and will also be 
managing the Westwood Shores to be opened July 1 . 

Agnes Duda "88, Crandon, was recently elected to 
the board of directors of the North Central Wisconsin 
Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. She is cur- 
rently a social worker II for the Forest County Depart- 
ment of Social Services. Bradley '88 and Julienne 
Bielke Kautzer '88 are residing in Singapore where 
Bradley has been promoted to industrial market man- 
ager atHoneywell — Asia/Pacific. Nancy Noesen" 88 is 
a buyer for Galyan's Trading Co., Indianapolis. Ind. 
Scott Sievert '88 is a senior system engineer with 
Ericsson, Lynchburg, Va. Captain Jeffrey Strey '88, 
Kenosha, will be attending the U.S. Marine Corps 
Amphibious Warfare School for nine months begin- 
ning in June. Stephen '88 and Heather Riekkoff 
Woolridge '87 have relocated to Kalamazoo, Mich., 
where Stephen is a manufacturing project engineer at 
Fabri-Kal Corporation. 



1989-1990 

Kari Abrahamson '89 has been promoted to director 
of sales at Marriott Residence Inn, Newport Beach, 
Calif. Jill Batalden Amundson '89, Balaton, Minn., 
has been promoted to central billing supervisor at 
Schwan's Sales Enterprises. Jeff Daniel '89 is a 
manufacturing engineer with Compaq Computers, 
Houston, Texas. Patrick Natoli '89 has been pro- 
moted to senior account manager at Olsten Legal 
Support Services, Plymouth, Minn. Mamie Reuss 
Nelson '89 is a computer consultant for Stratagem 
Inc., Appleton. Patricia Anderson-Plate '89,Prescott, 
is a sales and marketing assistant with Norwest Mort- 
gage. Scott Smith '89 is a mechanical engineer at 
Extrusion Dies Inc., Chippewa Falls. Elise Strysick 
' 89 is payroll supervisor for Pep Boys USA Philadel- 
phia, Penna. Richard Zurawski '89, Buffalo, Minn., 
is vice president of The Cartmakers, a manufacturer of 
retail merchandising units for shopping centers. 

Jeffrey Baryenbruch '90 has been named sales 
manager for the 1,620-room Wyndham Anatole Ho- 
tel, Dallas, Texas. Brenda Buth '90 is a kindergarten 
and preschool teacher for the Northland Pines School 
District in Eagle River. Elizabeth Claas Carlson '90, 
Amery, is an organization development specialist at 
3M in Cumberland. Elizabeth Davidson '90, is man- 
ager of revenuemanagementoperationsfortheMarriott 
International, Washington, D.C. Kristina Freund '90 
is a sommelier at Flagstaff House Restaurant in Boul- 
der, Colo., and a wine consultant for Classic Wines 
Inc., Denver, Colo. Jay '90 and Julie Peterson 
Gerondale '90 haverecentlymoved from New Mexico 
to Sandy, Utah. Jay is a senior packaging engineer for 
GR. Bard; Julie is an account manager for Novus 
Services fcia/DiscoverCard. Todd Treichel '90, Madi- 
son, has been appointed quality assurance manager at 
Philips Electronics and is currently working on his 
master's degree at UW-Madison. 

1991-1992 

Patrick Blood '91, Oregon, an investment executive 
atDainBosworthlncrecentlywontheDainBosworth 
Equity Challenge stock-picking contest. His five- 
stock portfolio returned 48.2 percent — the highest 
total return of more than 260 entries — for the five- 
month period ending Dec. 3 1 , 1 995. Jennifer Colletti 
'91, Eagan, Minn., is a designer for Wilson's Suede 
and Leather. Michelle Erickson '9 1 is a case manager 
for the Minnesota Aids Project which is based in St 
Cloud,Minn.Dean '91 and Kelly Stevens Frydenlund 
'90 reside in Indianapolis, Ind. Dean is a sales repre- 
sentative for Columbus Container Inc.; Kelly is a 
leasing consultant for Edward Rose of Indiana. Brian 
Kent '91 is a software engineer at StrandWare Inc., 
Eau Claire. Michele McEImurry '91, Denver, Colo., 
is medical record director at Mariner Health of Green- 
wood Village. Glenn Meysembourg '91 is senior 
project manager at Western Publishing Co. Inc., Racine. 
Jennifer Ekholm O'Quinn '91, Colorado Springs, 
Colo., is a family day care coordinator at Peterson Air 
Force Base. Estifanos Seyoum BS '91, MS '93, 
Milwaukee, is a project engineer/manager at W.H. 
Brady. Elizabeth Shulfer Slowinski '91, Junction 
City, is a kindergarten teacher for the Stevens Point 
Public School District Jon Zickert '91 has been 
promoted to general manager of the Residence Inn by 
Marriott, Kalamazoo, Mich. The hotel has been named 
a national Quest for Quality Gold Hotel, the 200- 
property chain's highest honor citing top quality stan- 
dards. This makes the Kalamazoo hotel the only 
property in Marriott' s history to achieve the award six 
years consecutively. 

Lisa Aspenson '92 is the owner/manager of Mona 
Lisa's Restaurant, Eau Claire. Bernard Buggs '92, 
Duarte, Calif., is a residential property manager. Amy 
Prust Gerbitz '92 is a customer service professional 
with The Boelter Co. Frank Haege '92, Bemidji, 
Minn., has been named defensive coordinator for the 
Minnesota Pike of the Arena Football League. Brian 
Jacquet '92 has been promoted to service manager at 
Office Technology, Stevens Point. John '92 and Jen- 
nifer Carney Landas '92 reside in Madison. John is 
a regional sales manager for TCF Bank Wisconsin; 
Jennifer is a kindergarten teacher for Verona School 
District. Kristy Tipping Lucksinger '92, Hudson, is 
a flexible benefits administrator for TSC Inc. Craig 
Madson '92 is a juvenile probation agent for Wright 



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County Court Services, Buffalo, Minn. Laurelee 
Mangers '92, Tahoe Vista, Calif., is a MTN photog- 
rapher for Sharpshooters Photography. Vicki 
Mendham '92, Watersmeet, Mich., is the owner of 
Stateline Family Restaurant andBakery. Wendy Link 
Nelson '92, Green Bay, is a human resources assistant 
at the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Anton Pelikan '92, 
Hutchinson, Minn., is amanufacturing support techni- 
cianforHutchinsonTechnologylnc.Sherrie Leonard 
Schwechler '92, Maple Grove, Minn., is human re- 
sources administrator at Red Line Healthcare. Terri 
Tretsven-Brown '92, West Allis, is guest services 
manager at the Wyndham Milwaukee Center. Heidi 
Wilikomm '92, Kenosha, is a systems integration 
consultant for Enterprise Systems Inc. 

1993-1994 

Gregory Bulinski '93 is digital services manager for 
Banta Digital Group/Banta Digital Services, Atlanta, 
Ga. Matthew Falconer '93, Elk Grove Village, ID., is 
assistant manager at the O'Hare Hilton. Dawn Haehn 
'93, Oak Park, Minn., is employed by United Health 
Care as a billing and enrollment coordinator for the 
University of Minnesota. Tammy Lanoue '93, 
Whitewater, has been promoted to general manager of 
mediningfaciliryatUW-Whitewater.BrianNovotny 
'93 is a packaging engineer at Golden Valley Micro- 
wave Foods Inc., Eden Prairie, Minn. Gale Story MS 
'93, Madison, Ala., is a counselor II for the Alabama 
Department of Rehabilitation. Jennifer Trost '93 is a 
general manager candidate at La Quinta Inn, 
Schaumburg, 111. 

Michael Feller '94 is a supervisor at Wal-Mart, 
Menomonie. Barbara Gramigni '94 is front of house 
manager at Figlio, Minneapolis, Minn. Justin Holley 
'94 is general manager of La Quinta Inns, Denver, 
Colo. Andrea Hougaard '94 is employed by Hormel 
Foods and has recently been promoted and transferred 
; .to:6kiahomaCGity, Gklai'Arny'Jbhnsbrt .'94;:Minne- 
■ apolis,Mmn.,isagraphicdesignerforInternetBroad- 
casting. Mark '94 and Amy Spielvogel Klarkowski 
'94 reside in Omaha, Nebr. Mark is a sales agent for 
Reed Travel Group; Amy is a merchandise manager 
with Target. Paul '94 and Sonia Stratton Masuga 
'93 reside in Issaquah, Wash. Paul is a laboratory 
engineer for Research International; Sonia is a voca- 
tional rehabilitation counselor for Washington State 
Department of Labor and Industries. Kris Noziska 
'94, Chaska, Minn., is manager of Guess Inc. Lorie 
Muench Price '94, Eagan, Minn., is employed at 3M. 
Kelly Schleicher '94, Tomah, is a kindergarten teacher 
in Sparta. Laurie Spoor Thompson '94, Santa Clara, 
Calif., is a software engineer for S3 Inc. Richard 
Wisniewski '94, St Francis, is aregional manager for 
Coin Wrap Inc. 

1995 

Jennifer Danca Adascheck, Maplewood, Minn., is 
restaurant shift manager at Cossetta's Italian Market. 
Rebecca Anders, Green Bay, is a quality assurance 
technical design coordinator for Shopko. Jennifer 
Vieth Cearfoss, Bumsville, Minn., is aprint estimator 
for Graphics Unlimited. Heidi Delak, Little Canada, 
Minn., is a graphic designer/production specialist for 
the Girl Scout Council of Minneapolis. Todd Gehrke, 
Dallas, Texas, is a regional service coordinator for 
Lennox. Julene Hahn, Wheaton, IU., is manager of 
Houlihan's Restaurant Jennifer Homer, Menomo- 
nie, is annual fund director for the UW-Stout Founda- 
tion. Kristin Jones, Windsor, is a job coach for 
Madison Opportunity Center. Michelle Muebibauer, 
Madison, is a junior designer with Flad & Associates. 
Aimee Pearman, Urbana, 111., is an assistant food 
service manager for Allen & O'Hara Inc. Aaron 
Probst, Venice, Fla., is manager of Spinnaker's Res- 
taurant Susan Reische, Madison, is an interior de- 
signerforBray Associates. Angela Romani, St. Paul, 
Minn., is employed by Marriott Education Services. 
Janay Opelt Ziebell, Spring Valley, is a child care 
provider for Kinder Care Inc. 



Marriages 



Kimberly Polzin 78 to Jeffrey Benny, Jan. 6. Couple 
resides in Eden Prairie, Minn. Joan Sirotiak to Roger 
Paulson '79, Oct 14. Couple resides in White Bear 
Lake, Minn. 

Pamela Mero '80 to Gary Wolf, May 12, 1995. 
Couple resides in West St. Paul, Minn. Charlotte Giese 
to Garrett Schumacher '81 , Sept 23. Couple resides 
in Schofield. Kerry Allen ' 85 to Jim Minarik. Couple 
resides in Maplewood, Minn. Jill Walstead '85 to 
Michael Doherty , Nov. 4. Couple resides in Chicago, 
IU. Theresa Gehrke '86 to Gerald Cook, June 24, 
1995. Couple resides in Red Wing, Minn. Sandra 
Kops to Klint Stuebs '86, Sept. 23. Couple resides in 
Green Bay. Kristin Halvorsen '87 to Randall Zahn, 
Sept23. Couple resides in Blaine, Minn. Barbara 
Piguet '87 to Shawn Erickson, Oct. 7. Couple resides 
in St Paul, Minn. Anne Marie Budde '88 to Gavin 
Yoder, Oct. 29. Couple resides in San Diego, Calif. 
Erica Handelman to Jeffrey Strey ' 88, Dec. 9. Couple 
resides in Kenosha. 



Kerri Graf '90 to Darin Bramstedt, May 27, 
1995. Couple resides in Cleveland, Wis. Amy 
HemesathtoToddTreichel '90,May6, 1995.Couple 
resides in Madison. Danette McCarthy to Thomas 
Payne '90, Sept. 29. Couple resides in Coon Rapids, 
Minn. Kelly Stevens '90 to Dean Frydenlund '91, 
Oct. 21 . Couple resides in Indianapolis, Ind. Jennifer 
Ekholm '91 to Spencer O'Quinn, Aug 26. Couple 
resides in Colorado Springs, Colo. Kathleen Farrell to 
Glenn Meysembourg '91, May 6, 1995. Couple 
resides in Wauwatosa. Laura Grove '91 to Richard 
Tertzakian, Aug. 5. Couple resides in Riverside, 111. 
Catherine Scott '91 to Ron Anderson, Oct 21. 
Couple' resides in St Paul, Minn. Elizabeth Shulfer 
'91 to Michael Slowinski, May 1995. Couple resides 
in Junction City. Cheryl Birmingham '92 to Boyd 
Anderson '89, Sept 2. Couple resides in Shell Lake. 
Michelle Leitl '92 to Steve Elliott, Oct 21. Couple 
resides in River Falls. Bonnie Petersen to Anton 
Pelikan '92, Sept. 16. Couple resides in Hutchinson, 



Minn. Tamara Stark to Brian Jacquet '92, Nov. 4. 
Couple resides in Waupaca. Tantah Fogarty '93 to 
Shane Lueck, Sept 2. Couple resides in Nisswa, Minn. 
Laura Nereim '93 to John Chastan '91. Couple 
resides in Milwaukee. Kristen Porzky '93 to Stephen 
Roberts '94, May 18. Couple resides in Sun Prairie. 
Sonia Stratton '93 to Paul Masuga '94, Oct 28. 
Couple resides in Issaquah, Wash. Tracy Willger '93 
to Todd Humke, Nov. 25. Couple resides in Thorp. 
Karina Zaruba '93 to Jeffrey Jacobs '95, Sept 8. 
Couple resides in Pewaukee. Sonja Herbert '94 to 
Tony Schlaefer, Dec. 30. Couple resides in Schofield. 
Jennifer Hobson '94 to Shane HJavachek, Oct 14. 
Couple resides in Albany. Lori Muench '94 to Tony 
Price, Aug. 1994. Couple resides in Eagan, Minn. 
Laurie Spoor '94 to Bemie Thompson, Nov. 25. 
Couple resides in Santa Clara, Calif. Jodi Timler to 
Craig Aschenbrenner '94, Aug. 26. Couple resides 
in Eagan, Minn. 



A son, John, Aug. 9, to John BS '67, MS '68 and 
Karen Lorenz, Mahwah, N J. 

Twin daughters, Inger Lynn and Claire Ann, Oct 
9, to Larry '74 and Dana Toraason, Slinger. A 
daughter, Katherine Kimura, March 31, to Newton 
and Nancy Kimura Fuller '77, Minneapolis, Minn. 
A daughter, Elizabeth, Feb. 18, 1995, to Richard '78 
and Kathleen Hardy, St Paul, Minn. A daughter, 
KeUy Anne, Oct 30, to BiU and Mary Shroyer 
Rudnicki '79, Eagan, Minn. 

A son, Michael Charles, May 11, 1995,to Marion 
'80 and Wendy Nichols Sodnik '80, Edina, Minn. A 
daughter, Elizabeth Ann, Oct. 20, to Theodore and 
Holly Valkenaar Evans '80, Miami, Fla. A son, 
Benjamin WiUiam, Oct 12, to Wade and Penny 
Zellmer Burns '81, St Charles, Mo. A son, Trevor 
WiUiam, Sept 20, to Wayne '82 andBrenda Ostling, 
Hartland. A daughter, Taylor Nicole, March 28, to 
William '82 and Kimberly Weber Ward '82, Min- 
neapolis, Minn. A son, Kyle WaUace, Dec. 1, to Lee 
BA '83, MS '86 and Diane Anthony Erickson '87, 
North Canton, Ohio. A daughter, Sarah Elizabeth, 
Aug. 3, to Karl '83 and Karen Bell Schmidt '81, 
Green Bay. A son, Charles Alan, Sept 1 , to Stuart and 
Catherine Vos Sweeney '83, Blaine, Minn. A daugh- 
ter, Maris Ruth, Nov. 17, to Daniel '84 and Kathleen 
Kuepper Braun '84, Shawano. A daughter, Brooke 
Austin, Feb. 6, to Chris and Leanne Carey Donelson 
'84, Mt. Laurel, N.J. A daughter, Moriah Lea, March 
11, to Lee and Michelle Davenport Gauer '84, 
Spicer, Minn. A daughter, Julia Brown, March 18, to 
Steven ' 84 and Janice Minucci, New Fairfield, Conn. 
A daughter, Nicolette Caroline, Aug. 1, to Michael 
'84 and Andrea Wells, Glenview, HI. A son, Peter 
Mark, Jan. 21, to Mark '85 and Barb Pfahning 
Doebler '84, Eagan, Minn. A son, Evan Marcus, June 
4, 1995, to Mark and Kathleen Ebner Emslie '85, 
Eden Prairie, Minn. A daughter, Erin Alise, Dec. 29, 



to Tom and Sara Girtman Kensmoe '85, Strum. A 
daughter, Alicia Rose, March 13, to Michael '85 and 
Janet Skalitzky, Austin, Texas. A son, Jackson Ed- 
ward, Dec. 22, to Jeffrey '86 and Misty Bjork, 
Maplewood, Minn. A son, Aaron Joseph, Dec. 12, to 
Joe and Kathryn Mercer Houpt '86, Mequon. A son, 
Henry Marc, Dec. 29, to Ronald '86 and Amy 
Jankowski,Neenah.Adaughter,Helen Leone, March 
4, to James '86 and Deborah Schlichting Keyes '87, 
Bayport, Minn. A son. Tanner John, June 9, 1995, to 
Clayton and Nancy Osterndorff Merwin '86, 
Livingston. A son, Andrew Christian, Sept. 12, to 
Peter and Carolyn Christenson Saba MS '86, Alex- 
andria, Va. A son, Jacob Dale, April 4, 1995, to 
Thomas'86andLoriGroteWetsch'86,Oshkosh.A 
daughter, Katelyn Theresa, Nov . 30, to Jack and Karen 
Hoff Drankoff '87, Oshkosh. A son, Austen James, 
Feb. 11, to Peter and Diane Fischbach Eppen '87, 
Jacksonville, Fla. A son, Austin James, Nov. 16, to 
Brian and Anne Harwarth Follmer '87, Elk River, 
Minn. Twin daughters, Brianne and Cassidy, Aug. 2, 
to Brian '87 and Sandra Kraimer, Barrington, 111. A 
son, Michael Christian, Dec. 17, 1994, to Dan '87 and 
Heidi Anderson Kunst '89, Eagan, Minn. A daugh- 
ter, Annaleigh Maree, Dec. 27, to Joe and Valerie 
DeVries-Polman'87,Plover.Adaughter,EliseNicole, 
Sept. 2, to Thomas '87 and Barbara Lindner Sloey 
'87, New Hope, Minn. A son, Benjamin Karl, Nov. 22, 
to Scott and Karla Nitz Wolff '87, Sauk Rapids, 
Minn. A son, Joseph WiUiam, Sept. 1 7, to William and 
Heidi Behrens Braun '88, Winona, Minn. A daugh- 
ter, Lauren Elizabeth, Dec. 24, to Ken '88 and Lisa 
Young Clough '88, Dodgeville. A son, Brett RusseU, 
May 19, 1995, to Steven '88 and Jill RusseU Foss '88, 
Plymouth, Minn. A daughter, Bailey Frances, April 
12, to Robert '88 and Sonja Grauze Gella '88, 
Richfield, Minn. A son, Christian James, Jan. 31, to 
James '88 and Deanna Christenson Gorecki '91, 



Pewaukee. A son, Benjamin LaMonte, Feb. 27, to 
Todd '88 and Teresa Anderson Johnson '88, Min- 
neapolis, Minn. A son, Nathanial Hawthorne, June 4, 
1994, to Robert '88 and Mary Lee, Milwaukee. A 
daughter, Rachel Jean, March 23, to Daniel and Kim 
Basler Sitzberger '88, Oshkosh. A son, Hunter, March 
21, 1995, to Joseph '88 and Paige Thompson Van 
Elzen '88, Green Bay. A daughter, Emma Kathleen, 
Feb. 3, to Mark '89 and Megan Murray Blohowiak 
'91, Woodbury, Minn. A daughter, Emilee Lauren, 
Sept 29, to Daniel and Laura Poetzel Nissen '89, 
IronRidge. Adaughter,Ivy,Feb.26, 1995,to Alanand 
Jennifer Tooley Sanderfoot '89, Madison. 

A son, Travis Kirk, Sept 23, to Gary '90 and 
Carol Bufe Busch '90, Wales. A daughter, Mikayla 
Emalee, Aug. 25, to Thomas '90 and Danette Payne, 
Coon Rapids, Minn. A son, Quinton Michael, Feb. 19, 
toMichaelBS '91.MS '93andLisaSchuItzDormady 
'91, West AUis. A son, MaxweU Hastings, Feb. 17, to 
Donald '91 and Renee Luehring Handrow '91, 
JanesviUe. A daughter, Hannah Louise, April 14, to 
Kevin and Kathleen Henderson Jensen '91, Meno- 
monie. A daughter, Rachel, Jan. 12, to Brian '91 and 
Jodi Kent, Eau Claire. A daughter, Karlie Richelle, 
March 18, to Brian and Julie Pitlik Stefonik '91, 
Eagle River. A son, Henry Evan, July 27 , to Steven '9 1 
and Kathy Fenrick Uslabar '93, St Louis Park, 
Minn. A daughter, Kaitlin Sue, Oct 3, to Bradley and 
Sarah Putz Ellis '92, White Lake. A son, Cameron 
Eugene, Aug. 5, to Darren and Catherine Meyer 
Huffbrd '92, Robbinsdale, Minn. A son, Zachary 
Eugene, Jan. 30, to Howard and Deena Kalepp 
Johnson '92, Hay ward. A son, Matthew Tyler, March 
1 6, to Tim and Kim Schleisman Meyer '93 , Baraboo. 
Adaughter,SarahJane,Feb. 10,toMark'93 andjane 
Kangas Nelson '95, Madison. Twins, Jonathan and 
Jennifer, March 1 6, to Michael '94 and AllisonFeller, 
Menomonie. 



Deaths 



Marie SimonsonBurbidge '34,Sept. 15,Kalamazoo, 
Mich. Albert Feirer '35, Feb. 26, Honolulu, Hawaii 
Elizabeth Christophersen Taylor BS '35, MS '57, 
Feb 1, La Crosse. Hubert Huber '36, Jan. 26, 
Hamilton, Mont Harry Olstad BS '38, MS '46, Feb. 
28, Hudson. Dean Brown BS '39, MS '46, Jan. 21, 
MandeviUe,La.HaroldMcClung'39,Dec. 19,Yorba 
Linda, Calif. 

Virginia Carrol Finney '40, March 15, Norman, 
Okla. Carl Wischan '41, April 8, Stratford, Conn. 
George De Rubeis BS '47, MS '52, July 14, 1995, 
Palm Desert, Calif. Carol Widder Behn '48, Dec. 25, 
Champaign, 111. Herbert Lehmann BS '48, MS '53, 
Nov. 22, Red Wing, Minn. 



Norbert Schell BS '50, MS '55, Dec. 12, 
Sheboygan. Dale DigernessBS '51, MS '52, Dec. 13, 
Park Ridge, 111. 

Rosalie PoweUBS '69,MS '74,Feb.5, Waukesha. 
Barbara Burns Bergeron '73, Jan. 1, Springboro, 
Ohio. Mary Etten '73, Nov. 25, Apple Valley, Minn, 
Marilyn Fox '73, July 1 1, Fort Atkinson. 

Lynne Meier BylanderBS '80,MS '83,Dec.23, 
Thief River Falls. William Bidder '81, Dec. 15, Sun 
City Center, Ariz. 

Kent Harriman '83, Jan. 15, Holiday, Fla. 



14 ♦ Stout Outlook 



j Missing Alums 




i Diamond Anniversary 




The UW-Stout Alumni Office is searching for th( 




following 1937-39 alums 


. If you have any infor- 


mation on these" alums, please contact the Alumni 


Office at 715/232-1 151. 




Carol Chenoweth Calgren 


Sidney Skinner 


Herbert J. Cigard 


Marjorie Lulloff Weidner 


Holister Cochrun 


Donald H. Wieland 


Iva Mae Gross 


Leona M. Wood 


M. Ryperta 


Dorothy Schultz Anderson 


Rosemary Lulloff 


Betty Pribnow Barnasha 


Malcolm Leroy McCulloch 


Paul Ramond Brown 


Vernon H. Nelson 


Louis Howard Daher 


Marcus Person 


Wayne Larson Detloff 


Barbara Sawyer 


Owin L. Fahling 


Harvey W. Waffle 


Paul 1. Garrison 


Marion Zierath 


Ralph Elwood Goodwin 


Clarence T. Allen 


William C. Hansen 


Lorraine E. Ausman 


Henry Ogden Hartmann 


Marie Averill 


Mary Ives 


A. Edwin Billack 


Ardin V. Larson 


Fred Erchul 


Robert C. Olson 


Edwin F. Harrington 


Willis A. Rockwell 


Weston Jensen 


Lorraine K. Sell 


Magdaline Koss 


Stanley D. Sorenson 


Mary Ohara 


Lorraine Swanson 


Charles E. Savage 


Marcia Blank Swenson 


Mary Norman Siebold 


Allen Roethe Warner 



Missing Alums 
Golden Anniversary 



The UW-Stout Alumni Office is searching for the 
following 1947-4-9 alums. If you have any infor- 
mation on these alums, please contact the Alumni 
Office at 715/232-1 151. 



Don L. Cass 
, -Mark. Martin Kopjar 
Mildred Johnson Richter..! 

Roland S'undsin 

Mary Goles Beardslee 

Neil Helgeland 

Robert Kops 

John Krance 

Richard John Kurshinsky 

Mathew J. Mistek 

Alma Hankawara Niessner 

John Perry 

Helge Abrahamson 

Arthur Baetz 

J.O. Bennington 



Ed F. Burns 

: .William Crider. •■■" 

- . Wary Houte D.u Four . 

"Kathleen Hogue 

Virginia Jackson 

Roberta Hanson Jacobson 

Paul Ervin Kopp 

Philip A. Laborde 

Warren Lawson 

Elaine Leemkuil 

Wesley Curtis Lund 

Joseph R. Mays 

Virginia Schrimpf 

Donald L Wild 



Past issues of 
Tower available 



TheUW-StoutAlumni 
Association has a 
limited surplus of past \ 
issues of the Tower \ 
yearbook for the years Ifl 
1944 _1948 and 1953 -If 
1989. I 

The cost is $10 perl 
issue which includes ' 
shipping and handling. If yofFiflld like to 
purchase copies from those years, mail a 
checkmadepayabletotheUW-StoutAlumni 
Association withanoteindicatingthe specific 
years you want to: 

UW-Stout Alumni Association 

P. 0. Box 790, 

Menomonie, Wl 54751-0790 




i IV Math Alums 




The UW-StoW Alumni Office is reaching for the 




following AppliertMatlieniaucr alums.. If youhave 


any information on tbe.se alums, please contact the 


Alumni Office at 715/232-1 151. 


Brady S Cook '94 


Kathy M Paquette '83 


Tirri A Serwe "88 ^ 


Dean R Barber '75 


Thomas R Schleicher '93 


Sara A Johnson '93 


Scott D Austad '85 


Brian R Smith '93 


Jean A Bradshaw '93 


Amy S Johnson '85 


Ann M Hendricks '80 


Steven L Miersch '73 


Steven J Larson '83 


Douglas A Deakins '86 


Jeff C Cameron '89 " 


Susan M Gelino '90 


Lowell A Braatz '84 


Michael W Vasey '91 


David D Kuhn '94 


Mary J Pawlowski T 80 ■■ 


Arthur E Johnson '86 


Laura L Lillyquist '81 


Kevin S Arentz '91 


Mary J Koets '79 


SeemaOArora '93 


Diane Huntington '71 


Julie B Lasota "80 


Susan J Hansen '79 


Sheiyl E Ball '88 


John F Boeing '73 


Wade R Heidmann '94 


Tak-Yun G Pong '76 


J j a n M i-iurtp S3 


John S Che '76 


MarR R Millar '93 


Boyd A Bam '79 


Debra A Andersen '86 


Theresa L Buchholz "80 


Jodene A Fox '84 


Scott Flaschenriem '92 


Mark A Carlson '90 


Dana Fox '94 


Amy S Bannister '93 


XLoisAFreclriokson '87 gsa 


Kraig J Duberke '88 


Lisa L Gheffi '86 


Steven L Moyer '94 


Lee A Gleason '94 


Patrick J Pupp '93 - 


Ginger H Guffenberger '86 


Jeffrey G Henley '90 


Stuart % Heisei '76 


Marius Procopie '84 


Kent D Hill.'91 


Sandy K Honermann '91 


John H Kao '74 


Joey Wang '80 


Bruce A Kissinger '82 


Kevin J Rogers '84 


Lisa M Knox '85 


Michael R Johann '94 


Rose A Koening '94 


Brian J White '89 


Kim C Le '73 


Lynne M Singkofer '85 


Kathryn J Leu '87 


Douglas J Kennedy '86 


Jeff A Machler '87 


Mike K Kangas '86 


Jeffrey J McCaffrey '91 


Harold B Hurlburt '79 


David D McMullen '80 


Matthew G Jaenke '94 


Roberta L Morrison '73 


Gerald EStanek'84 


Sober: M Morss '74 


Brian J Bbettche'r'83 


Michael R Mott 78 


..Oavid-J Huls '30. - :--*.-.- 


.. Bornic-LO'Ffaragan '81 - 


Loren L Bedroske '81 " 


Connie R Osegard '86 . 


Gregory J Mc Cluskey '92 


Donna K Palecek '80 


Amy C Hefestay '83 


David P Poplawski '91 


Perry L Martin '83 


Steve A Richardson '85 


Lue Vang '91 


Mike J Rock '93 


David W Hulke '83 


Dean E Roseland "70 


Michael A Luthanen '93 


Dennis J Schmidt '80 


Li-An L Ho '94 


James P Solie '87 


Loretta J Smith '84 


Keith M Stafford '82 


Brian Rake '82 


R Keith Stephenson '79 


Cynthia L Newman '93 


HianKTey'89 


Jeffrey A Schmidt '94 


. Gregory A Tolander '86 


Brent M Haines '90 


Davis V Iran '91 


James M Shanahan '92 


Bee Vang '93 


Mark K Sibbers '94 


Susan J Viitaia 'SI 


Kenneth W Sodemann '92 


Gail M Wegner "87 


Matt M Stephenson '92 


Brian R Weiier '83 


Judith A Peterson '84 


Charles D Wepking '91 


John M Johnson '76 


Cindy M Wilbergding '90 






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InformatiCKi about various tWStout Alumni Association programsend 
services, Including AJumnl Awarcis, Graduate Schotarshlps and the Robert S. 
Swanson Alumni Fellowships. 



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UW-Stout's home page. Agreat resource to see what's new atjwralma 
mater. Checkout the Athi&tKs page to "keep up* with the Blue Devils. Find 
an e-mail address forjoor tavorfte professor. Considering a career change? 
Then check out ftecatwnt anc Coop Ssrvkss' noma page. 



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Swim Team 
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riday. June 14. 1996 
ci-.-s. Wisconsin 

are information call 

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or a promotion? We'd love to hear about 
it — and so would your classmates. There 
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Third Annual 

Milwaukee Area 

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Wednesday, September 18, 1996 
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Alumni Association 
Board of Directors 

President 

Connie Hines '78 

President-Elect/Vice President 

John Ostrowski BS '79, MS '80 

Secretary 

Marilyn Krause Leccese '74 

William Burmesch BS '72, MS '80 

Tom Fonfara '84 

Roman Gill '57 

Shirley Strachota Graham '62 

Sean Hade '74 

Julie Beaver Kinney '76 

Christopher Lancette '83 

Joanne Bowe Leonard '64 

Carol S. Lund "74 

Carol Hansen Miller '51 

KristJne Murphy '92 

JS35C Owolaci BS '84. MS '84 

JcA:-.m Prangs '85 

C. Greg PottCilV '85 

Susan Mark Reman '80 

Todd Treutmann '84 

Kris Trisrweiler '91 




"The Mission of the 

University of Wisconsin-Stout 

Alumni Association 

is to provide UW-Stout 

alumni and friends 

services which create and promote 

a sense of community 

within the aiumni family 

and support the missions of 

UW-Stout and the 
Stout University Foundation." 



Foundation and Alumni 

Calendar of Events 

June 

14 Womcns Gymnastic Team Reunion - Mcnomonie. 

For more information call the Alumni Office at 7 1 5/232- 1151 

15 Swim Team Reunion - Racine. Wis. 

Contact: Lara Perkins Pederson '90 at 4 1 4/694-675 1 

28-29 Reunion "96: Honorinn the Cla sscn of 1 956. 1 966. 1 97 1 . 1 976 and 1 986. 



August 

2 Comrnorvemen! 

September 

3 Stout University Foundation Scholarship Reception 

18 Third Annual Milwaukee Area Retired Alumni Luncheon 

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19 Homecoming '96 

26 Math Aiumni "Challenge fcr Exceiler.ee Roast" 

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Alumni Association, in cooperation with the UW- 
Stout Office of University Relations. It is published 
three times a year and distributed to graduates, par- 
ents of students and friends of the university. 

Editorial Council 

Patricia W. Reisinger BS '61, MS '67 

Director of Foundation and Alumni Services 

John K. Enger 

Director of University Relations 

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